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cPanel utilizes a 3 tier structure that provides functionality for administrators, resellers, and end-user website owners to control the various aspects of website and server administration through a standard web browser.

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Install WordPress but don't use it yet

I'm looking into redoing a website for a friend, as the main site is currently using Flash with a hastily built mobile version that uses a subdomain. I'm looking into WordPress, but I don't want it ...
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Where to install WHMCS

Simple question: Where is the best place to install WHMCS? Inside a control panel? (IE: cPanel) Or on a standalone server with nothing else installed? Everything is hosted on aws, so provisioning ...
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Registered domain on GoDaddy, pointed to Cloudflare - cannot Addon domain to my hosting

My goal: Buy domain on Godaddy, point it to Cloudflare nameservers, utilize Cloudflare functionality, and serve the content from my existing hosting provider. The Problem: Adding the domain in my ...
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with PHP: How to restrict access from one Addon domain to another?

With some hostings (000webhost, ovh, active24 and several other hosting, which DOESNT USE cPanel), when you add a new domain, an entirely separate public_html is created and a separate FTP login. But ...
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Which MIME type to compress? and what If I omit the `type` attribute from the HTML?

Per my request, my webhost had turned mod_deflate ON. In my Cpanel I now have an "Optimize Website" button. Inside that menu I could either choose: "Compress all content" or "Compress the specified ...
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Open-Source cPanel alternative?

Are there any decent (i.e. stable and mature enough to use on paying clients) open-source alternatives to the cPanel web hosting control panel system? I'm fine with paying for it, but it must be open-...
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SEO consequences of CPanel adding separate domain as subdomain?

I've purchased a shared hosting. It has domain1.example as the main domain. Whenever I add another domain to this hosting say domain2.example. The CPanel system does create the record for domain2....
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How can I install LetsEncrypt certificates on a Bluehost dedicated IP address through cPanel?

Looking for guidance to install a free Let's Encrypt SSL cert on shared hosting places like BlueHost or JustHost. (Not interested in procedure on other hosting places.) I have a dedicated IP address. ...
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How do you create a subdomain on Hostgator?

I want to create a subdomain in Hostgator and to do it I go in cpanel to subdomains and give the name I want and leave the root directory to default value but when its created its only available ...
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Pointing subdomain to another server (Godaddy + CPanel)

I've researched and tried a lot of solutions online, but none seems to solve my problem, it seems something is missing. I have domain registered at Godaddy, let's call it domain "X" I have 2 servers ...
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Adding subdomain to another cPanel account

I have several cPanel accounts on my server (running Cloudlinux 5). I managed them using WHM. My current situation (replacing the real domain with example.com): Account A has an addon domain example....
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What IP to use for a WHM/Cpanel site through Cloudflare for email fields?

I am using a cloud server to host my site with WHM/CPanel. Everything else is going great and I am proud of how well my site is working. Except nobody can sign up themselves because the email isn't ...
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Getting Error 550 “No such user here” when sending mail to my other domain

I have two hosting accounts, personaldomain.com and companydomain.com. Both have User level cPanel. Whenever I try to send email from personaldomain.com to any email address on companydomain.com, I ...
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DNS for a cPanel addon domain to resolve to a dedicated IP address?

I would like to know how to set the DNS of an addon domain in cPanel to resolve to its own dedicated IP address, not the IP address of cPanel parent domain.
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Should I enable CloudFlare through cPanel, or set it up directly via cloudflare.com?

CloudFlare is a great free CDN. Some CloudFlare web hosting partners support activating CloudFlare directly from within cPanel. Is this the recommended way of doing so? What are the pros and cons ...
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Server does not lookup www or other subdomains

I have some problems, and I think that it's related to DNS Records. I can't open my website by www. or access any sub-domain. These are my DNS settings: example.de. 14400 IN A **.***.**...
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What hosting control panels do major websites use? [closed]

I use cPanel for my personal website only because it came standard when I bought the domain name, but recently it came to my attention that there are other control panels available. I was curious as ...
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Need to setup and access web disk for a hosting account

I am on linux(ubuntu 12.04) and have purchased a hosting space. In the cpanel, I selected nautilus for accessing web-disk and I was given a note: Note: In order for the Web Disk to work, you ...
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Memcache alternative for cpanel hosting

Memcache is the best caching API for php, but it is not available on most of the hosting providers. Are there any alternatives to memcache which are available for most hosting providers(e.g. Godaddy)?
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How do I disable username prefixes on mySQL databases?

I know of the potential risks. The only "useful" thing I've been able to find after Google-ing is this, on the cPanel website, which has no context whatsoever. Does anyone know how to do this? My ...
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Google results show .info domain instead of .com

I am on shared hosting currently and i registered this account with a .info domain as the main domain.... say MyDomain.info . However, the site runs from MyDomain.com . This is a cpanel based ...
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How to point Google Apps subdomain to external websites?

I have registered for a domain in Google Apps. It is automatically registered with GoDaddy. I was wondering how can I make a subdomain point to my blog: blog.example.com => myname.blogspot.com photo....
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One website with several alias domains - how to serve the content in the language appropriate for the alias that a user used to visit?

This is a scenario. I have this website, as an example: www.service.com which serves default English content. The site has also several domain aliases which have the word service in another languages....
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Different cPanel physical memory usage with free -m and top terminal command

So, I have a cPanel access. In the cPanel statistic, I see that my Physical Memory Usage is 2 GB and almost full. When I go to terminal and run free -m I got this: total used ...
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Why do empty .well-known directory keep appearing?

One of my servers is used to serve multiple domains and some subdomains of those. It is using a standard LAMP stack with cPanel for people to configure and monitor their domains. On that server only, ...
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open_basedir restriction causing huge error_log in WordPress

I am running a Wordpress blog with cpanel and I get an huge error_log file (40GB) in my public_html folder. The content: Warning: is_readable(): open_basedir restriction in effect. File(/var/www/...
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How can I give FTP access to multiple folders in cPanel?

I am trying to create a FTP account in cPanel, and give it FTP access to multiple directories. There are a lot of folders, but I only want to give the user access to two of them. I know how to give ...
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Cloudlinux + CageFS + PHP Selector - how to update default php.ini for each PHP version or for each domain account?

My server runs Cloudlinux 5.11 with CageFS and PHP Selector. Default PHP version is 5.3. I have one account using PHP 5.3, one account using PHP 5.5, and one account using PHP 5.6. I'm trying to ...
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cPanel SSL installation

I've tried transferring SSL issued by GoDaddy to Linux based server. The website was originally hosted in Windows. After the installation is completed, I got a message like this in cPanel: ...
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Set nameserver in WHM with VPS that has no domain name?

I have a new VPS I want to use to manage sites on. I need to set up nameservers so that I can point the domain names to the new servers. I know nameservers usually look like ns1.example.com where ...
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Pointing a parked subdomain to a real subdomain

I have two registered domains. Say the domains are originaldomain.com and parkeddomain.com. parkeddomain.com points to originaldomain.com. I also have a few subdomains in originaldomain.com, and I ...
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Turning off Webalizer and/or AW Stats

On our dedicated server, we have AW Stats and Webalizer both running. I see I can turn them off in WHM. We use Google Analytics, but also AW Stats sometimes. We never use Webzlier. My question is: ...
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Configuring A Subdomain (cPanel) - www works, subdomain on it's own doesn't

I've created a sub domain on my website using cPanel at test.mydomain.com, and this created a folder in my main 'www' directory called test. In this folder is a folder called cgi-bin, and it seems to ...
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CMS Made Simple: Why does home page return a 404 under www subdomain?

Anyone know why my homepage won't load with the www prefix. Links such as www.example.com/about-us will load fine but www.example.com returns a 404. Every page works including the home page if ...
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mod_ruid2 not working with apache 2.4.18

I thought I did good service to my server by upgrading everything to php 5.6, and apache 2.4.18 through the easyapache interface, but now, apache won't start. ! Executing custom hook '/usr/local/...
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Domain cloak and redirect shows just the root domain everywhere?

I'm putting up my first website using AlterVista as a hosting. I have bought a second level domain from them with redirect and I am trying to set it right. normally my page would use http://[...
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How does cPanel's addon domain work?

So, I am new to the world of cPanel. How does cPanel's addon domain feature work? Does it utilise Apache Web server's VirtualHost feature? Or does it do something else?
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cPanel doesn't recognize IPv6 address in MySQLRemote

I need to input my IP on cPanel's MySQLRemote list of authorized addresses, and it says is invalid. When I go to http://whatismyipaddress.com/ or run ipconfig, it shows my IP address is as below: ...
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Is “Legacy Backup” in WHM necessary when you're running out of space?

Lately I noticed that that my server's disk is running out of space, and that the cpbackup folder in /backup was around 277 GB. I have the Backup Configuration enabled, and then I checked the Legacy ...
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What are dompdf_img_* files?

I noticed recently that my tmp directory is starting to fill up and it seems that it is filling up with file that start with dompdf_img_*. Whatever program that is creating these files is not ...
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How to bulk delete email accounts from cPanel / my hosting account?

I'd like to delete a few hundred email accounts from my domain (it's not all of them). I've looked and looked. cPanel and Hostgator allow you to bulk-create email accounts and forwarders and there ...
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Unable to download large zipped file of cPanel full backup (Chrome download restarts download )

I'm trying to download a full backup in the format of .tar.gz after using the cPanel Backup Wizard to backup my entire Home directory in File Manager. The size of the file is 31.62 GB. I'm ...
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How is it best to redirect http to https in cPanel?

I am setting up a new site on a domain that has an SSL certificate. The DNS is all configured correctly and I can access the site on either http://example.com or https://example.com URLs. Currently, ...
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What are PHP extensions?

I am new to PHP and I'm currently learning about PHP from the point of view of managing a web server. I believe that PHP extensions are like plugins which enable added functionality to the default PHP ...
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Visiting website without nameservers

Context I am migrating a WordPress website from a Plesk server to a cPanel server. Before I change the nameservers to point to the new website, I would like to test that everything is ok (e.g., ...
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Why curl SSL disable CURL?

I saw this in cpanel whm on Exhaustive Options List CurlSSL [More Info ↑] This option will make the following changes to your profile prior to the build: Disables: Curl Why? Which ...
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Full password not required to access password protected directory?

I password protected a directory in cPanel. When I went to access the page in my browser, I accidentally hit backspace on the password before I hit enter. Surprisingly, the page still loaded. I played ...
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Setting up an email account using godaddy's cpanel hosting service

I just recently purchased a cpanel hosting service with GoDaddy. Next I set up hosting for a domain which was registered on a different GoDaddy account. For this I edited the DNS record in the second ...
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Did I just stop my caching issue?

I frequently upload my projects on my hosting and ask some feedback; but the problem is that those people always have to clean their cache in order to see the new changes. So I think i might just ...
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How to access root directory folder from public_html folder through the web using cPanel?

I am able to create folders in my root directory using cPanel. When I do so I would like to be able to access them from the public_html so that they are available on my website. However, I don't ...

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