This article describes how to log in and log out of cPanel so you can manage your A2 Hosting web site. We'll also provide an introduction to cPanel.
There are two ways to log in to a cPanel account:
To access cPanel through the Customer Portal, follow these steps:
Under My Products & Services, locate your hosting package, and then click :
In the Actions sidebar, click :
In a separate window, the Customer Portal automatically logs you in to your cPanel account.
To log in to cPanel directly, follow these steps:
The cPanel login page appears:
In the Username text box, type your A2 Hosting account username.
You should log out whenever you have finished using cPanel, because this notifies the web server that you have finished your session. If you do not log out, the server automatically closes your session after a set period of time. However, there is a small possibility that an attacker could exploit the open connection before this automatic logout occurs.
To log out of cPanel, follow this step:
If you are using the Jupiter theme, click the user menu in the top-right corner, and then click Log Out:
If you are using the Paper Lantern theme, in the top-right corner, click LOGOUT:
cPanel is an award-winning and easy-to-use graphical control panel. cPanel offers an intuitive way for you to manage your websites, files, databases, email and more from within your Linux Hosting account! While cPanel is very popular among novice users, even website experts enjoy its ease-of-use and advance features like FTP usage.
cPanel offers two primary interfaces. The first being cPanel, and the other being Web Host Manager (WHM). WHM allows web hosts (and Resellers) to manage their web hosting companies. With WHM, you can create hosting packages, manage customers and more!
cPanel is loaded with features to make website owners' lives easier. Some of the features included with your cPanel account include:
Website owners want to make sure they can entrust their businesses and hard work to the web solutions they choose. As a mature solution getting its start in 1996, cPanel has certainly earned its well deserved reputation as a trustworthy solution. In 1999, with the release of WHM, cPanel was really taken to the next level with its ability to make server management even easier. cPanel was sold to Oakley Capital in mid-2018. With this acquisition, Oakley Capital became a powerhouse in the control panel/hosting industry as they also own the Plesk control panel. The Plesk control panel is used with A2 Hosting's Managed WordPress hosting solution.
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