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Cpanel – Beginning tutorial

yes , you obviously need a control panel to mange your web hosting needs;creating email accounts , databases and so on.

Cpanel is the most user friendly one that NewTown prefer ,


To access cPanel, perform the following steps:

1.Navigate to the following location in your browser: domainname/cpanel or domainname:2083 , see 2083(with-ssl) and 2082(without-ssl) are the 2 common ports used for accessing cpanel.

2.Enter your

cPanel username in the Username text box.

3.Enter your password in the Password text box.

4.Click Log in

How to access Webmail

You can either access Webmail directly through your browser or log in to Webmail through the cPanel interface.

Direct Access : domainname/webmail or domainname:2096


Here are the different options that you can utilise in cpanel .


File Manager

Use the File Manager interface to manage your files. This feature allows you to upload, create, remove, and edit files without the need for FTP or other third-party applications.


Directory Privacy
Use the Directory Privacy interface to limit access to certain resources on your website. Enable this feature to password-protect specific directories that you do not want to allow visitors to access.


Use the Backup interface to back up your website. This feature allows you to download a zipped copy of your cPanel account’s contents (home directory, databases, email forwarders, and email filters) to your computer.


phpMyAdmin is a third-party tool that you can use to manipulate MySQL databases. For more information about how to use phpMyAdmin, visit the phpMyAdmin website.

Remote MySQL

Use the Remote MySQL interface to configure databases that users can access remotely. Use this feature if you want to allow applications (for example, bulletin boards, shopping carts, or guestbooks) on other servers to access your databases.

Email Accounts
Use the Email Accounts interface to manage the email account for your domains.

Mailing Lists

Use the Mailing Lists interface to create a single email address to send email to multiple email addresses.


Use the SSL/TLS interface to manage SSL/TLS keys, certificates, and signing requests, and to enhance your website’s security.


Use the ModSecurity interface to enable or disable ModSecurityâ„¢ for your domains.
Two-Factor Authentication
Use the Two-Factor Authentication interface to configure an improved security measure that requires two forms of identification to log in. If you disable this feature, you must also remove any existing 2FA user configurations.

MultiPHP Manager

Use the MultiPHP Manager interface to easily manage the PHP configuration of your accounts.

There are other options on your cpanel interface which will be performing  different actions that you need in appropriate situations. Experience it yourselves.

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