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How can you Achieve Branding in cPanel?

Posted by Allura on 04 06 2018.

A Brief Overview of the Branding Interface

In today’s life brand has become an important aspect for everything. Similarly if you have a company and want people to follow yours’ then it will need branding. Now cPanel has introduced a branding interface in their server to promote the name of your company in their hosting serverA Brief . cPanel & WHM permits you to alter what users will see in the cPanel interface, for customizing their experience to the branding of your company. Presently, you are allowed to alter the following branding settings and options:

  • You can alter the cPanel interface and Webmail interface logos.
  • The cPanel interface and Webmail interface favicons.
  • The displayed company name.
  • The Help link.
  • The Documentation link.

Procedure of Branding files

cPanel & WHM provides branding data in the reseller_info.json file, which exists in either the root user’s or reseller’s brand directory.

  1. If the reseller who owns the account has detailed the custom branding information then the cPanel user will see the reseller’s branding in the cPanel interface.
  2. If the reseller has not detailed the custom branding information, but the root user has detailed the information then the cPanel users will see the root user’s branding in the cPanel interface.
  3. If neither the reseller nor the root user have detailed the custom branding information then the cPanel user will not see any customizations to the cPanel interface.

When you save your customizations through WHM’s Customization interface ( WHM >> Home >> cPanel >> Customization ) interface, the system stores your items in the following directories:

User Item File path File name
Reseller

Note:

resellernamerepresents the reseller’s username.

Favicon /home/resellername/var/cpanel/reseller/brand favicon.ico
Logo /home/resellername/var/cpanel/reseller/brand logo.svg orlogo.png
Webmail logo /home/resellername/var/cpanel/reseller/brand webmail.svgorwebmail.png
Custom styles /home/resellername/var/cpanel/reseller/styled/stylename

Note:

stylename represents the style’s name. For example, if you upload the mystyle.tar.gz file, the system stores the style’s files in the /home/resellername/var/cpanel/reseller/styled/mystyledirectory.

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root Favicon /var/cpanel/customizations/brand favicon.ico
Logo /var/cpanel/customizations/brand logo.svg orlogo.png
Webmail logo /var/cpanel/customizations/brand webmail.svgorwebmail.png
Custom styles /var/cpanel/customizations/styled/stylename

Note:

stylename represents the style’s name. For example, if you upload the mystyle.tar.gz file, the system stores the style’s files in the /var/cpanel/customizations/styled/mystyledirectory.

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Conclusion

After reading this article you know the function of branding interface in cPanel and the procedure to achieve branding in cPanel. So you have a chance now to use this branding interface in cPanel to promote the name of your company easily with your desired customization.