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How does cpanel-based site hosting function?

For your info, it's good to be aware that most of the cPanel-based website hosting offers on today's website hosting marketplace are furnished by a quite insubstantial business segment (as far as annual cash flow is concerned) called hosting reseller. Reseller website hosting is a sort of a small-sized business segment, which supplies a great number of different web hosting trademarks, yet offering exactly the same solutions: chiefly cPanel web hosting services. This is bad news for everyone. Why? Because of the fact that at least ninety eight percent of the web page hosting offers on the whole web space hosting market furnish absolutely the same service: cPanel. There's no variety at all. Even the cPanel webspace hosting price tags are identical. Quite identical. Giving those who require a top web hosting service virtually no other web hosting platform/web hosting CP option. Thus, there is merely one fact: out of more than 200k website hosting trademarks worldwide, the non-cPanel based ones are less than 2, mind that one...

200k "hosting service providers", all cPanel-based, yet uniquely named

The web site hosting "diversity" and the website hosting "offerings" Google shows to all of us come down to just one and the very same solution: cPanel. Under 100's of thousands of different website hosting trademarked names. Assume you are merely a normal guy who's not very well acquainted with (as most of us) with the web site creation procedures and the website hosting platforms, which actually power the respective domains and web sites . Are you prepared to make your web hosting selection? Is there any hosting variant you can choose? Sure there is, as of now there are more than 200,000 web space hosting corporations out there. Formally. Then where is the problem? Here's where: more than 98 percent of these more than two hundred thousand unique webspace hosting brand names all over the world will offer you literally the same cPanel webspace hosting CP and platform, named differently, with the very same price tags! WOW! That's how large the assortment on the present web space hosting market is... Period.

The website hosting LOTTO we are all paricipating in

Simple arithmetic demonstrates that to come across a non-cPanel based web hosting provider is a great stroke of fortune. There is a less than 1 in fifty chance that a phenomenon like that will occur! Less than 1 in 50...

The positive and negative aspects of the cPanel-based web site hosting solution

Let's not be severe with cPanel. After all, in the years 2001-2004 cPanel was modish and probably satisfied all webspace hosting business demands. In short, cPanel can do the job for you if you have only a single domain name to host. But, if you have more domains...

Weak Point No.1: A foolish domain name folder configuration

If you have 2 or more domains, though, be very watchful not to erase entirely the add-on ones (that's how cPanel will dub each new hosted domain, which is not the default one: an add-on domain name). The files of the add-on domains are very easy to delete on the hosting server, because they all are created into the root folder of the default domain, which is the quite popular public_html folder. Each add-on domain is a folder located inside the folder of the default domain. Like a sub-folder. Next time try not to erase the files of the add-on domain names, please. Observe for yourself how wonderful cPanel's domain name folder system is:

public_html (here is situated)
public_html/my-family (a folder part of
public_html/ (an add-on domain)
public_html/my-second-wife (a folder part of
public_html/ (an add-on domain name)
public_html/ (an add-on domain name)
public_html/my-third-wife (a folder part of
public_html/ (an add-on domain)
public_html/rebeka (a folder part of
public_html/ (a sub-domain of an add-on domain)

Are you getting confused? We positively are!

Disadvantage Number Two: The same email folder configuration

The electronic mail folder structure on the web hosting server is strictly the same as that of the domain names... Repeating the very same mistake twice?!? The admin blokes firmly fortify their faith in God when managing the mail folders on the electronic mail server, hoping not to fuck things up too fatally.

Inconvenience Number Three: A sheer deficiency of domain name management menus

Do we have to cite the entire deficiency of a contemporary domain name manipulation user interface - a place where you can: register/relocate/renew/park or administer domains, modify domain names' Whois details, shield the Whois info, modify/create nameservers (DNS) and DNS records? cPanel does not have such a "modern" menu at all. That's a colossal inconvenience. An unforgettable one, we want to point out...

Weak Side No.4: Multiple user login locations (min 2, max 3)

What about the demand for an extra login to avail of the billing, domain and tech support administration menu? That's aside from the cPanel login credentials you've been already supplied by the cPanel hosting service provider. Sometimes, depending on the billing transaction tool (principally tailored for cPanel solely) the cPanel web hosting distributor is using, the ardent customers can end up with 2 additional logins (1: the invoicing/domain name management interface; 2: the trouble ticket support software solution), ending up with an aggregate of 3 login places (counting cPanel).

Problem Number 5: More than one hundred and twenty website hosting CP sections to get familiar with... briskly

cPanel offers to your attention more than a hundred and twenty sections inside the web site hosting Control Panel. It's an excellent idea to get familiar with each and every one of them. And you'd better grasp them quickly... That's way too impertinent on cPanel's side.

With all due appreciation, we have a rhetorical question for all cPanel-based web page hosting suppliers:

As far as we are aware of, it's not the year 2001, is it? Mind that one as well...