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What is cPanel Web Hosting?

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For your info, it's useful to know that most of the cPanel-based Web Hosting offers on the present-day hosting marketplace are furnished by a quite insignificant marketing segment (when it comes to yearly cash flow) dubbed hosting reseller. Reseller website hosting is a type of a small business niche, which provides a great number of different web hosting brands, yet offering one and the same solutions: chiefly cPanel web hosting solutions. This is bad news for everyone. Why? Owing to the fact that at least 98% of the web hosting offers on the whole website hosting market furnish the same solution: cPanel. There's no diversity at all. Even the cPanel-based Web Hosting prices are similar. Quite identical. Giving those who demand a top web hosting service practically no other web hosting platform/CP option. So, there is only one single fact: out of more than 200k web hosting brand names in the world, the non-cPanel based ones are less than 2 percent! Less than 2%, mark that one...

Two hundred thousand "Web Hosting service providers", all cPanel-based, yet distinctly labeled

The Web Hosting "diversity" and the website hosting "offerings" Google shows to us boil down to merely one thing: cPanel. Under hundreds of thousands of different web hosting trademarked names. Imagine you are just a regular person who's not very well familiar with (as most of us) with the web site development procedures and the hosting platforms, which actually power the separate domain names and online portals. Are you ready to make your web hosting choice? Is there any web hosting variant you can settle on? Sure there is, nowadays there are more than two hundred thousand hosting firms out there. Formally. Then where is the problem? Here's where: more than 98% of these 200k+ unique web hosting brand names across the world will offer you the very same cPanel website hosting CP and platform, labeled differently, with strictly the same price tags! WOW! That's how huge the assortment on the contemporary web hosting marketplace is... Period.

The Web Hosting LOTTO we are all participating in

Simple mathematics shows that to stumble upon a non-cPanel based web hosting firm is a colossal strike of luck. There is a less than 1 in 50 chance that something like that will occur! Less than one in fifty...

The upsides and downsides of the cPanel Web Hosting solution

Let's not be cruel with cPanel. At least, in the years 2001-2004 cPanel was modern and presumably answered all website hosting industry demands. In short, cPanel can do the job for you if you have just one single domain to host. But, if you have more domains...

Weak Point Number 1: A dumb domain folder configuration

If you have 2 or more domain names, however, be extra watchful not to remove fully 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 domains are very simple to erase on the web hosting server, since they all are set up into the root folder of the default domain, which is the quite famous public_html folder. Each add-on domain is a folder situated inside the folder of the default domain. Like a sub-folder. Next time attempt not to remove the files of the add-on domain names, please. Check for yourself how fabulous cPanel's domain name folder system is:

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

Are you getting disorientated? We definitely are!

Negative Aspect No.2: The very same e-mail folder structure

The email folder structure on the server is literally the same as that of the domain names... Making the same mistake twice?!? The admin chums strongly strengthen their belief in God when dealing with the electronic mail folders on the email server, hoping not to bungle things up too gravely.

Weakness Number Three: A sheer absence of domain manipulation menus

Do we need to cite the complete absence of a modern domain name management tool - a place where you can: register/migrate/renew/park or manage domains, modify domain names' Whois info, secure the Whois info, edit/create nameservers (DNS) and Domain Name System records? cPanel does not offer such a "modern" user interface at all. That's an immense drawback. An unforgivable one, we wish to point out...

Drawback No.4: Numerous user login locations (min two, maximum 3)

How about the need for an extra login to use the invoice transaction, domain name and technical support management platform? That's aside from the cPanel user account login credentials you've been already given by the cPanel Web Hosting provider. Occasionally, on the basis of the billing tool (especially devised for cPanel only) the cPanel Web Hosting distributor is availing of, the enthusiastic clients can end up with 2 additional login places (1: the invoice transaction/domain management software platform; 2: the ticket support interface), ending up with an aggregate of 3 login locations (including cPanel).

Predicament Number 5: More than one hundred and twenty hosting CP areas to get familiar with... rapidly

cPanel offers to your attention 120+ departments inside the web hosting CP. It's a marvelous idea to learn each of them. And you'd better become acquainted with them quickly... That's inordinately insolent on cPanel's side.

With all due respect, we have a rhetorical question for all cPanel Web Hosting companies:

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

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