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cPanel Web Hosting Description
For your info, it's useful to know that the majority of the cPanel hosting offerings on the contemporary website hosting marketplace are furnished by a very inconsiderable business segment (as far as yearly cash flow is concerned) called hosting reseller. Reseller web hosting is a kind of a small-sized marketing niche, which furnishes a huge number of different web hosting trademarks, yet providing exactly the same thing: mostly cPanel web hosting solutions. This is bad news for everyone. Why? Due to the fact that at least 98 percent of the website hosting offerings on the whole website hosting marketplace supply the same service: cPanel. There's no variety at all. Even the cPanel hosting price tags are similar. Very much alike. Leaving for those who need a top web hosting service almost no other website hosting platform/website hosting CP choice. So, there is only a single fact: out of more than 200k web hosting trademarks all over the world, the non-cPanel based ones are less than 2 percent! Less than two percent, mind that one...
200,000 "hosting service providers", all cPanel-based, yet diversely named
The hosting "diversity" and the web hosting "offers" Google shows to us boil down to merely one and the very same solution: cPanel. Under hundreds of thousands of different web hosting trademarked names. Suppose you are simply an average bloke who's not very well acquainted with (as the majority of us) with the site creation procedures and the web hosting platforms, which actually power the different domains and web pages. Are you prepared to make your hosting selection? Is there any web hosting alternative you can pick? Of course there is, as of now there are more than two hundred thousand website hosting companies in existence. Officially. Then where is the difficulty? Here's where: more than 98 percent of these more than two hundred thousand unique web hosting brand names all over the world will offer you absolutely the same cPanel Control Panel and platform, dubbed in a different way, with literally the same price tags! WOW! That's how large the assortment on the present web hosting market is... Period.
The hosting LOTTO we are all participating in
Simple math reveals that to encounter a non-cPanel based web hosting provider is a big strike of luck. There is a less than one in 50 chance that a phenomenon like that will take place! Less than 1 in 50...
The pluses and minuses of the cPanel hosting solution
Let's not be relentless with cPanel. At least, in the years 2001-2004 cPanel was trendy and probably covered all hosting business demands. To put it briefly, cPanel can do the job for you if you have only one domain to host. But, if you have more domains...
Negative Point No.1: A foolish domain folder structure
If you have two or more domain names, however, be extremely cautious not to delete 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 easy to erase on the web hosting server, because they all are created 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 situated inside the folder of the default domain. Like a sub-folder. Next time try not to delete the files of the add-on domains, please. Examine for yourself how fantastic cPanel's domain folder setup is:public_html (here my-default-domain.com is placed)
public_html/my-family (a folder part of my-default-domain.com)
public_html/my-second-domain.com (an add-on domain)
public_html/my-second-wife (a folder part of my-default-domain.com)
public_html/my-second-wife.net (an add-on domain)
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 confused? We categorically are!
Negative Aspect Number Two: The same electronic mail folder configuration
The mail folder arrangement on the hosting server is precisely the same as that of the domains... Making the very same error twice?!? The sysadmin chums firmly increase their faith in God when managing the e-mail folders on the email server, hoping not to screw things up too seriously.
Negative Point No.3: A thorough lack of domain name administration GUIs
Do we need to mention the thorough lack of a contemporary domain administration menu - a location where you can: register/move/renew/park or administer domains, modify domain names' Whois information, protect the Whois details, alter/set up nameservers (DNS) and DNS resource records? cPanel does not contain such a "modern" GUI at all. That's a huge shortcoming. An unforgivable one, we want to point out...
Negative Side Number 4: Numerous user login locations (min 2, maximum three)
How about the necessity for an extra login to utilize the billing transaction, domain name and tech support management user interface? That's beside the cPanel account login credentials you've been already provided by the cPanel hosting distributor. Occasionally, depending on the billing system (principally created for cPanel solely) the cPanel hosting service provider is utilizing, the enthusiastic clients can wind up with two additional logins (1: the invoicing/domain administration tool; 2: the trouble ticket support section), ending up with a total of 3 login places (including cPanel).
Predicament No.5: More than 120 hosting Control Panel areas to learn... swiftly
cPanel presents to your attention more than one hundred and twenty areas inside the web hosting CP. It's a glorious idea to grasp each one of them. And you'd better learn them swiftly... That's extremely arrogant on cPanel's side.
With all due veneration, we have a rhetorical question for all cPanel-based hosting providers:
As far as we are aware of, it's not the year 2001, is it? Remark that one too...