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How does cpanel hosting function?

For your information, it's good to be aware that most of the cPanel web space hosting offers on the present website hosting market are supplied by a quite inconsiderable business niche (when it comes to annual capital flow) dubbed reseller hosting. Reseller web space hosting is a kind of a small-size business niche, which supplies an enormous number of different web hosting brands, yet offering the very same thing: mainly cPanel web hosting services. This is bad news for everyone. Why? Because of the fact that at least 98 percent of the web page hosting offers on the entire site hosting marketplace supply precisely the same thing: cPanel. There's no difference at all. Even the cPanel-based web hosting prices are identical. Quite identical. Giving those who demand a top web hosting service almost no other hosting platform/CP choice. Thus, there is just a single fact: out of more than two hundred thousand web space hosting trademarks around the world, the non-cPanel based ones are less than two percent! Less than 2%, note that one...

200,000 "web hosting vendors", all cPanel-based, yet distinctly labeled

The web space hosting "diversity" and the web page hosting "offers" Google presents to all of us boil down to just one and the very same solution: cPanel. Under 100's of 1000's of different web page hosting trademarked names. Imagine you are only an average chap who's not very well acquainted with (as the majority of us) with the web page making procedures and the site hosting platforms, which actually power the separate domains and web sites . Are you prepared to make your web hosting decision? Is there any hosting variant you can decide upon? Of course there is, today there are more than 200k web space hosting corporations out there. Formally. Then where is the difficulty? Here's where: more than ninety eight percent of these more than two hundred thousand different web site hosting brands across the world will give you precisely the same cPanel web page hosting Control Panel and platform, labeled in a different way, with the very same price tags! WOW! That's how huge the diversity on today's website hosting market is... Period.

The webspace hosting LOTTO we are all part of

Simple mathematics demonstrates that to stumble upon a non-cPanel based web hosting company is a big stroke of fortune. There is a less than one in 50 chance that something like that will happen! Less than 1 in fifty...

The upsides and downsides of the cPanel webspace hosting solution

Let's not be merciless with cPanel. After all, in the years 2001-2004 cPanel was modish and probably satisfied most web space hosting business requirements. To cut a long story short, cPanel can do the trick if you have just one single domain name to host. But, if you have more domain names...

Negative Side Number One: A moronic domain name folder structure

If you have two or more domains, however, be extra careful not to delete completely the add-on ones (that's how cPanel will call each new hosted domain name, which is not the default one: an add-on domain). The files of the add-on domain names are quite easy to erase on the web server, because they all are placed into the root folder of the default domain name, which is the very famous public_html folder. Each add-on domain is a folder placed inside the folder of the default domain name. Like a sub-folder. Next time try not to delete the files of the add-on domains, please. Verify for yourself how wonderful cPanel's domain name folder configuration is:

public_html (here is situated)
public_html/my-family (a folder part of
public_html/ (an add-on domain)
public_html/my-second-wife (a folder part of
public_html/ (an add-on domain)
public_html/ (an add-on domain)
public_html/my-third-wife (a folder part of
public_html/ (an add-on domain)
public_html/rebeka (a folder part of
public_html/ (a sub-domain of an add-on domain)

Are you getting nonplussed? We clearly are!

Drawback Number Two: The very same email folder system

The electronic mail folder structure on the server is precisely the same as that of the domain names... Making the same error twice?!? The admin boys strongly reinforce their faith in God when tackling the electronic mail folders on the e-mail server, hoping not to mess things up too harshly.

Weak Side Number Three: An entire shortage of domain name management user interfaces

Do we have to bring up the utter lack of a contemporary domain name management tool - a place where you can: register/relocate/renew/park or manage domain names, modify domains' Whois details, secure the Whois details, change/set up name servers (DNS) and DNS records? cPanel does not have such a "modern" interface at all. That's a huge weakness. An unforgivable one, we wish to point out...

Weak Side Number 4: Numerous user login locations (min 2, max 3)

How about the necessity for an additional login to utilize the invoice transaction, domain and tech support management software platform? That's beside the cPanel account login credentials you've been already provided by the cPanel-based webspace hosting distributor. At times, based on the billing transaction platform (principally built for cPanel solely) the cPanel web hosting service provider is making use of, the devoted customers can end up with two extra login places (1: the invoicing transaction/domain administration platform; 2: the trouble ticket support GUI), winding up with an aggregate of three user login places (counting cPanel).

Negative Point Number Five: More than a hundred and twenty web page hosting CP menus to learn... swiftly

cPanel presents for your consideration more than one hundred and twenty departments inside the hosting CP. It's an excellent idea to get familiar with each and every one of them. And you'd better get familiar with them rapidly... That's inordinately arrogant on cPanel's side.

With all due appreciation, we have a rhetorical question for all cPanel-based webspace hosting suppliers:

As far as we are informed, it's not the year 2001, is it? Remark that one as well...