cPanel, often referred to as control panel, is the interface used for making changes to and customizing your hosting account. Some of the great features that cPanel includes are:
- Email: Within cPanel you can create new email accounts, view/modify your existing accounts, modify your MX records, change email passwords, set up mail box quotas and much more.
- Domains: Under the domains section of cPanel, you can configure new domains to your account, set up parked domains, create subdomains, setup redirects, and much more.
- File Management: In the files section of cPanel, you can backup your cpanel account, access/ modify files stored in your account, review your disk usage, and create/manage FTP accounts
- Databases: Here you can create new databases, set up remote access to MySQL, access the databases using phpMyAdmin, and much more
cPanel is very user friendly and is quite robust. There’s numerous tools within cPanel to handle a wide variety of tasks. It contains a full help menu that is easy to use.