HostGator Control Panel is cPanel for Unix Web Hosting


In one of the biggest online Internet Marketing forum on earth, newbies always ask the Internet marketers which are the best web hosting companies. Internet marketers are the most IT savy and most demanding users. Without fail, one name always come up top in their recommended list. That name is Hostgator.

Hostgator uses probably the most popular and the best control panel software called cPanel for its shared hosting plans, which is the hosting package most of their customers have. The Hostgator “Hatchling”, “Baby”, and “Business” plans are all examples of shared hosting packages that use cPanel.

Hostgator’s shared and dedicated Windows hosting uses Plesk control panel. Reseller, SEO, some VPS, and some Linux Dedicated hosting packages use WHM, or “web host manager” to login into the hosting control panel. VPS and Dedicated level hosting customers have a level of choice of what control panel they’d like to use for their hosting account.

What is cPanel? It is a web-based interface to manage a website on a Unix server. This is used by web hosting resellers, webmasters and website owners. It helps you to maintain he website through the browser.

Here are some of the things you can do with cPanel

  • Backup and restoration of emails, files and database
  • File Manager to manage the files
  • FTP Accounts for uploading and downloading files
  • Security for password protection or ban IP addresses
  • Domain management for adding domain, parked domain and subdomain
  • Database. Manage MySQL database.
  • Fantastico for installation software
  • System tools to view running processes, CPU usage and memory usage
  • Email management.

cPanel is extremely powerful, feature-rich and yet easy to use. There are a lot of online help and support for cPanel. Once you have tried cPanel, you would not want to use any other control panels. So get Hostgator web hosting today, and use the best control panel

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