Module 4: Hosting Control Panels

Introduction

Most hosting accounts come with a control panel to manage your account. cPanel is an industry standard control panel for hosting accounts.  It gives you options to manage things like files, setup email accounts, add additional domain names, and install software like WordPress.

You may not need to use cPanel if you have a simple practice site, but as you host more sites you will begin to learn some of the helpful tools cPanel has to offer.

Lecture Topics

  • Why a hosting control panel is helpful
  • Common hosting control panels (cPanel, Plesk, Proprietary)
  • cPanel
  • WHM

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