What is cPanel? What are the key benefits of cPanel?

A web hosting control panel.
Priyanka Sharma
Priyanka Sharma

Created: 05/23/2020 9:08 AM - Updated: 05/23/2020 9:09 AM

What is cPanel?
cPanel is an online control panel that helps users managing Linux hosting service. With cPanel, a user can control administrative tasks of hosting such as creating a website, creating and managing emails, resetting passwords, setting mail forwards, managing add-on domains and subdomains, uploading and managing files etc.


The software provides a graphical interface and automation tools designed to simplify the process of hosting a website to the end user .


What are the key benefits of cPanel?
cPanel allows users to manage files with ease. Its simple GUI ( graphic user interface) acts as an enabler for managing system admins when you are not looking to use a website builder. This has made cPanel user-friendly in comparison to its peers and competitors.


Some of its benefits are:

·       Allows you to add on domains and manage email according to hosting plans

·       Gives control over FTP accounts to upload, delete or move files on the server

·       Provides users with web related stats like visitors/month through AWS stats

·       Numerous add-ons and APIs with Softaculous integration that allows users to download WordPress, Joomla or Drupal updates

·       Ensures that your data is secure along with backup and recovery options; all this without compromising on scale

·       Much economical in comparison to Windows

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