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Using ‘Calendars and Contacts’ in cPanel

Posted by Allura on 10 01 2018.

cPanel’s Calendar and Contacts Interface

CardDAV is a client server address book protocol. It allows the users to access and share contact data on a server. CalDAV on the other hand is an internet standard which allows access to scheduling information on a remote server. CalDAV facilitates access to calendar data on a server as it works as a calendaring and scheduling client server protocol. From the Webmail interface webmail users can access the Calendars and Contacts Client Configuration Interface. The Calendars and Contacts Client Configuration Interface on cPanel contains the instructions to remotely connect the user’s to the third-party applications. It essentially connects to the users account’s Horde calendars and Address books. On the cPanel account interface the Calendars and Contacts Client Configuration menu is located under the Mail section.

Setting up the Calendar and Contacts Interface

cPanel pioneers in making advancements and improvements in the system to forward effective website management. The CalDAV and CardDAV internet standards are essentially well supported on iOS and Mac OS operating systems. For configuration on Android and Windows, assistance from third party applications is necessary. Setting up contacts and calendars using iOS is as follows-

  • On the settings menu choose mail, contacts and calendars.
  • Tap the add account by selecting account.
  • After selecting the CalDAV account input the cPanel account or users can also insert CalDAV email account information.
  • For setting up contacts select the CardDAV account thereafter input the cPanel account or CardDAV email account information.

Setting up contacts and calendars on the Apple desktop-

  • Click on the launchpad and select the system preferences.
  • On the Internet Accounts, choose add other account. Add CalDAV account and click on create for setting up calendar. After selecting the manual feature input the cPanel account or CalDAV email account information.
  • For setting up contacts create a CardDAV account and input the cPanel account or CardDAV email account information.

Rounding up the Calendar and Contacts feature

cPanel aims at forwarding the most updated tools to its users. With the advent of cPanel and WHM software 11.52 cPanel has introduced significant improvements in its operations system . The enhanced calendar fixes appointments, schedules , shows people’s availability and allows the user to add anyone with an email address. The enhanced version also forwards a cross domain invite feature. The shared address book also possesses same domain email addresses. Therefore the Calendar and Contacts configuration interface is a power feature on cPanel which eases website management. The enhanced version is ideal for website owners who believe in time and cost effective business.