Site2host.com Go Digital Knowledge Series – 2
At Site2host.com we intend to help every customer go digital and grow their business online. We have started the knowledge series to help equiup you with the right knowledge to help your customers go digital.
In case of shared hosting you do not get access to server directly. You get access to server via control panel. There are a few well known control panels in market i.e WHM/Cpanel more well known as Cpanel , Plesk Control Panel, HELM control panel etc.
The web control panel like Cpanel provides you with lot of features. The most notable ones are
a) Manage email accounts
You can create new email accounts, manage existing email accounts such as updating passwords, changing quota etc. You can set forwarders for email, create mailing list etc.
b) Manage website files
You can use file manager to upload files to your web folder. You can create ftp accounts, manage ftp accounts or use file manager to directly manage files from the control panel.
c) Create / Manage database
MySQL Database creation, management etc can be done from cpanel directly.
d) Backup / Restore
You can backup files and database into a folder directly from cpanel. You can also restore using the same tool.
e) Install open scripts
In case your control panel comes with softalucous installer you can install various open source scripts such as wordpress, magento, drupal, joomla etc directly from your control panel.
f) check web statistics report
you can check the statistics of your website visitors and get to know the total website traffic coming onto your website.
For VPS Server, Dedicated Servers etc you need to buy the control panel license additionally to take advantage of the same.
You can explore the control panel to see the other features and find out what could be useful for you and your customer’s business.