Month: May 2015

WHD.usa Recap

As the cPanel team continues our tour through the hosting industry’s biggest conferences, amidst preparing for our own, we got the chance to spend some time in 7Springs Resort in  Champion, PA for one of our favs, WHD.usa. WHD.usa gives local service providers and IT companies an opportunity to network with new and existing partners …

Your WordPress site comments are giving information to hackers

Something I recently discovered: if you run a WordPress site and make a comment on a post yourself while logged in, information relating to your username is added to the… More »

Learning Linux bash scripting for beginners

Bash (Bourne-Again Shell) is a Linux and Unix-like system shell or command language interpreter. It is a default shell on many operating systems including Linux and Apple OS X. If you have always used a


How to change the primary IP addres of a WHM/cPanel server

This is for CentOS/RHEL based servers. Steps in WHM: Log into WHM and go to Basic cPanel & WHM Setup Change the Primary IP here with the option that says “The IP address (only one address)

Reducing Our Installer’s Timey-Wimey Stuff

“People assume that time is a strict progression of cause to effect, but actually, from a non-linear, non-subjective viewpoint, it’s more like a big ball of wibbly-wobbly, timey-wimey stuff.” Over the last few versions, we’ve noticed that the time that it takes to install cPanel & WHM on a new server has increased. We want to make sure that using cPanel & WHM saves you as much time …

30 Seconds to No More Spam with BoxTrapper

If you’re like me, you spend a good portion of your work day sorting through emails from some of your most trusted colleagues — Oprah, Dr. Oz, Rachel Ray, and maybe more. You might also find yourself learning about the latest ways to lose weight, better tips for refinancing your home or even claiming a surprise inheritance from foreign royalty. Let’s face it, spam email is inevitable, but it doesn’t have to be the …

Upcoming Web Stack Changes

Over the next weeks, we will be making a few EasyApache releases that are going to give you new features, as well as making some changes that we wanted you to be aware of. One of the new features has been a long time coming. We’ve been hard at work on EasyApache 4 and MultiPHP, and we appreciate your patience. Recently we’ve tackled some major bugs with the EA3 Apache and PHP stack, and we’re …

On to the “Next”

Roundcube is the world’s leading open source webmail application. Creating a user-friendly email experience for over a decade, Roundcube has amassed millions of daily users across the globe — many of whom also happen to be dedicated cPanel customers.  While it should come as no surprise that cPanel would do anything to better the …

Sticking to the Style Guide

As part of our work for how customers can brand cPanel, we developed the cPanel Style Guide, a comprehensive list of how to style plugins to look more integrated with the cPanel interface. While it is based on Bootstrap, there are some minor changes and additions we are happy to ship with, such as FontAwesome icons.