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What In Fact is cPanel Web Hosting?

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For your info, it's good to be aware that most of the cPanel-based Web Hosting offers on the contemporary website hosting market are generated by a quite insignificant business niche (as far as yearly money flow is concerned) dubbed reseller hosting. Reseller website hosting is a type of a small-scale business niche, which provides a great quantity of different web hosting trademarks, yet providing precisely the same thing: mostly cPanel web hosting solutions. This is bad news for everybody. Why? Because of the fact that at least 98% of the website hosting offers on the entire web hosting marketplace offer strictly the same service: cPanel. There's no difference at all. Even the cPanel Web Hosting price tags are alike. Very identical. Leaving for those who require a top web hosting service practically no other web hosting platform/CP alternative. So, there is just a single fact: out of more than 200,000 web hosting trademarks all over the world, the non-cPanel based ones are less than 2%! Less than two percent, mind that one...

200k "Web Hosting service providers", all cPanel-based, yet distinctly dubbed

The Web Hosting "diversity" and the website hosting "offerings" Google shows to us come down to just one and the same solution: cPanel. Under hundreds of 1000's of different web hosting trademarked names. Imagine you are just a regular guy who's not very well acquainted with (as most of us) with the web site development processes and the hosting platforms, which actually power the different domains and sites. Are you prepared to make your hosting decision? Is there any website hosting alternative you can choose? Of course there is, today there are more than two hundred thousand hosting firms out there. Officially. Then where is the problem? Here's where: more than 98% of these 200,000+ unique website hosting brands in the world will give you precisely the same cPanel web hosting CP and platform, labeled differently, with exactly the same price tags! WOW! That's how large the variety on the contemporary web hosting market is... Period.

The Web Hosting LOTTO we are all part of

Simple math reveals that to stumble upon a non-cPanel based web hosting service provider is a colossal stroke of luck. There is a less than 1 in fifty chance that something like that will happen! Less than one in fifty...

The pluses and minuses of the cPanel-based Web Hosting solution

Let's not be merciless with cPanel. After all, in the years 2001-2004 cPanel was modern and perhaps answered most web hosting industry prerequisites. To put it briefly, cPanel can do the job for you if you have just a single domain name to host. But, if you have more domains...

Drawback No.1: A foolish domain name folder setup

If you have two or more domains, however, be extremely cautious not to remove fully the add-on ones (that's how cPanel will dub each next 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 remove on the web hosting server, since they all are set up into the root folder of the default domain name, which is the quite well known public_html folder. Each add-on domain name is a folder placed inside the folder of the default domain. Like a sub-folder. Next time try not to remove the files of the add-on domain names, please. Decide for yourself how fabulous cPanel's domain name folder configuration 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)
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 name)
public_html/my-third-wife (a folder part of my-default-domain.com)
public_html/my-third-wife.net (an add-on domain)
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 name)

Are you getting perplexed? We doubtlessly are!

Disadvantage Number Two: The same email folder system

The e-mail folder arrangement on the web server is literally the same as that of the domains... Repeating the very same mistake twice?!? The sysadmin chums strongly reinforce their faith in God when coping with the mail folders on the mail server, praying not to mess things up too badly.

Drawback Number 3: An utter lack of domain name manipulation options

Do we need to refer to the entire lack of a modern domain management platform - a location where you can: register/move/renew/park or administer domain names, alter domain names' Whois details, shield the Whois details, modify/set up nameservers (DNS) and Domain Name System records? cPanel does not include such a "contemporary" user interface at all. That's a vast predicament. An inexcusable one, we want to point out...

Weak Point Number 4: Many login locations (minimum 2, maximum 3)

How about the demand for an extra login to access the billing transaction, domain and tech support administration software solution? That's beside the cPanel account login credentials you've been already supplied by the cPanel-based Web Hosting service provider. Occasionally, depending on the billing transaction platform (particularly tailored for cPanel only) the cPanel Web Hosting corporation is availing of, the eager users can wind up with two extra login places (1: the invoice transaction/domain management platform; 2: the trouble ticket support interface), winding up with a total of three login places (including cPanel).

Drawback No.5: More than a hundred and twenty CP sections to become familiar with... fast

cPanel offers to your attention more than one hundred and twenty menus inside the CP. It's a fabulous idea to get acquainted with each and every one of them. And you'd better learn them fast... That's quite impertinent on cPanel's side.

With all due appreciation, we have a rhetorical question for all cPanel-based Web Hosting vendors:

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

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