Nothing comes close to the usability of the cPanel when it comes to web hosting and server administration. cPanel have many features to make things easier for you. cPanel offers a GUI to make things intuitive and straightforward.
Look at it this way, you don’t need to use the command line to install complex software like WordPress, Joomla, or Drupal. All you have to do is click your mouse a few times using Softaculous or Fantastico and you’ll have these things installed fast and easy.
How Easy is Website Administration?
It’s as easy as installing software or creating an email account.
Speaking of email, email creation is one of the tasks that cPanel can really do well. As a matter of fact, creating email accounts is as simple as signing up to webmail. You also have the power to filter emails, delete emails, and create email forwarders. You have a choice of 3 webmail interfaces: Squirrelmail, Roundcube, or Horde. All three have distinct advantages and disadvantages over the other.
You can definitely use the age old and trusted FTP for file management. But in cPanel, you can also choose the trusty file manager web interface. Upload or download files with ease no matter what browser you use. As long as that browser is fairly modern and up to W3C standards.
It’s simply something that cPanel was built for. Give the legitimate users ease of access while shutting out anyone who are not legitimate users. Things like phishers, bots, malware, etc… are shut out. cPanel security is airtight with a couple of security add-ons, you will sleep soundly at night knowing your website is safe.
When it comes to management of domains, cPanel is next to none. It is the easiest control panel to help you manage your domains, subdomains, parked domains, and add on domains. Domain management is as simple as pointing your domains DNS to the proper server and you’re site is up.
When it comes to server management, cPanel is also the best at it. You can use command line scripts for tasks like backing up, creating various FTP accounts, automated account suspension, restoration of accounts using backups, email account removal, and restarting the servers through SSH.
These scripts are so easy to use because you don’t need to manually script everything. These scripts were premade to make things faster and easier for server management.
cPanel is VPS Optimized
You can run your VPS effectively and efficiently with cPanel. cPanel is optimized to make do of limited resources so that applications and websites run without any unnecessary interruptions.
The technology is simple. When the traffic is idle then users can browse sites without any strain. But when the traffic spikes up, cPanel, optimized as it is, will use very little resources as possible. Load balancing is automatically activated when it is needed.
So if you serve a popular website or not, VPS optimization in cPanel is simply one of the best features cPanel will ever have.