New cPanel Guide

 

 

New cPanel Guide

 

This guide is to provide an overview on the new cPanel menu compared to the previous view in the Customer Portal.

 

Contents

  1. Navigating the Menu
  2. Dashboard
  3. FTP
  4. Managing databases
  5. Website Builder
  6. Web Server apps
  7. Advanced webserver options
  8. Staging URL

 

Navigating the Menu

 

Old Menu vs New Menu

 

The new menu (image on the right) is very similar, all options will be available, except to view all previous functions, you can click on cPanel to manage your cloud hosting.

 

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Logging in to cPanel

 

You can log in to cPanel via the left hand menu by clicking the cPanel Hosting option and view previous functions that were in the old customer portal main menu.

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You can also log in by clicking on ‘Hosting settings’ and clicking on ‘Log into cPanel interface’

 

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Dashboard

 

This section shows the differences in the old and new dashboards post migration and the various options.

 

 

Old Dashboard View

 

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New Dashboard View

 

You can see in the new dashboard view, that you can also log in to cPanel through the new dashboard.

 

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FTP Management

 

Old View of FTP

 

Previously, you were managing FTP via the Customer Portal:

 

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New View of FTP in cPanel

 

In cPanel, under ‘Files’ you can go to File Manager or FTP Accounts:

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Below is a view under ‘Special FTP Accounts’

 

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Database Management

 

Old View of Database Menu in the Customer Portal

 

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New View: Database Management in cPanel

 

The following options are available in cPanel:

  • phpMyAdmin
  • MySQL Databases
  • MySQL Database Wizard

 

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Modifying databases:

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Website Builder

 

Old View of WebSite Builder settings

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For Sitebuilder, the new option is to install a 3rd party product ‘SitePad’. TPP Support can help with this.

 

See a screenshot below for the SitePad Menu in cPanel:

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Webserver Apps

Old View of Webserver App Management in Customer Portal:

 

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New Menus in cPanel:

 

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Softaculous Apps Installer Menu below:

 

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Advanced Webserver Options

Current view in the Customer Portal

 

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New view in cPanel

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You can expand the menu and manage public_html permissions. For example, wordpress:

 

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Expanded view of files on site:

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Staging URL

 

Old view in Customer Portal

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New Method of Staging

 

To test a new site before a DNS changeover, you can use: cPanelservername/~cPanelusername

https://cpanel-514-syd.hostingww.com/~cinap11x/

 

 

Or use the domain name tpptesting-1.com

https://cpanel-514-syd.hostingww.com/~cinap11x/ = tpptesting-1.com

 

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