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How does cpanel web hosting work?

For your information, it's useful to be aware that the majority of the cPanel webspace hosting offerings on the current web hosting marketplace are provided by a quite insignificant business niche (as far as annual capital flow is concerned) known as hosting reseller. Reseller web space hosting is a type of a small business niche, which generates an immense number of different web hosting trademarks, yet offering one and the same services: mostly cPanel web hosting services. This is bad news for everybody. Why? Owing to the fact that at least 98% of the web space hosting offers on the whole web page hosting marketplace furnish strictly the same solution: cPanel. There's no difference at all. Even the cPanel-based web space hosting prices are alike. Quite identical. Giving those who demand a top web hosting service practically no other web page hosting platform/website hosting CP alternative. Thus, there is only one fact: out of more than 200,000 web space hosting trademarks worldwide, the non-cPanel based ones are less than 2 percent! Less than 2%, mark that one...

200,000 "webspace hosting providers", all cPanel-based, yet distinctly named

The web hosting "variety" and the webspace hosting "offerings" Google reveals to all of us boil down to just one solution: cPanel. Under 100's of thousands of different webspace hosting trademarked names. Suppose you are just an ordinary guy who's not very well acquainted with (as most of us) with the website making processes and the web page hosting platforms, which in fact power the separate domain names and web portals . Are you prepared to make your web hosting choice? Is there any web site hosting option you can choose? Of course there is, these days there are more than 200,000 web page hosting corporations in existence. Formally. Then where is the problem? Here's where: more than ninety eight percent of these more than two hundred thousand different web space hosting brand names all over the world will offer you literally the same cPanel web space hosting CP and platform, labeled in a different way, with the very same price tags! WOW! That's how large the diversity on the present-day hosting marketplace is... Full stop.

The website hosting LOTTO we are all paricipating in

Simple mathematics shows that to run into a non-cPanel based web hosting company is a mammoth stroke of luck. There is a less than 1 in 50 chance that a thing like that will happen! Less than one in 50...

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

Let's not be harsh with cPanel. At least, in the years 2001-2004 cPanel was fashionable and possibly covered most web page hosting business preconditions. In short, cPanel can do the trick if you have just one single domain to host. But, if you have more domains...

Weak Side No.1: An idiotic domain name folder arrangement

If you have two or more domains, though, be extremely attentive not to remove completely the add-on ones (that's how cPanel will refer to each subsequent hosted domain name, which is not the default one: an add-on domain name). The files of the add-on domains are very simple to remove on the hosting server, because they all are situated into the root folder of the default domain name, which is the quite famous public_html folder. Each add-on domain name 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 domains, please. Determine for yourself how marvelous cPanel's domain folder structure is:

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

Are you becoming perplexed? We unquestionably are!

Disadvantage Number 2: The very same e-mail folder configuration

The e-mail folder structure on the hosting server is strictly the same as that of the domain names... Repeating the very same mistake twice?!? The admin boys strongly fortify their faith in God when dealing with the email folders on the e-mail server, praying not to fuck things up too badly.

Negative Aspect No.3: An absolute lack of domain name manipulation menus

Do we have to bring up the absolute shortage of a modern domain administration menu - a location where you can: register/migrate/renew/park or administer domains, change domain names' Whois info, shield the Whois details, edit/create name servers (DNS) and Domain Name System records? cPanel does not supply such a "contemporary" menu at all. That's a considerable predicament. An unpardonable one, we wish to add...

Negative Side No.4: Numerous user login places (min 2, max three)

How about the necessity for an additional login to access the invoicing, domain and tech support management platform? That's beside the cPanel login credentials you've been already given by the cPanel website hosting provider. Now and then, based on the invoicing transaction platform (particularly intended for cPanel solely) the cPanel web hosting service provider is making use of, the ardent customers can end up with two additional logins (1: the invoicing/domain administration software platform; 2: the ticket support tool), winding up with an aggregate of 3 user login locations (counting cPanel).

Weakness No.5: More than one hundred and twenty Control Panel departments to get acquainted with... promptly

cPanel offers for your consideration more than a hundred and twenty menus inside the web page hosting Control Panel. It's a great idea to learn each one of them. And you'd better pick them up fast... That's very impudent on cPanel's side.

With all due recognition, we have a rhetorical question for all cPanel site hosting vendors:

As far as we are informed, it's not the year 2001, is it? Note that one as well...