What does cPanel do?

A question we are asked quite often is, “What does cPanel actually do.”

cPanel is a web-based control panel makes site management a piece of cake.


Create email accounts, forwarders, and autoresponders as well as account and user-level filtering to manage email. Fight spam with BoxTrapper, Apache SpamAssassin, and email authentication. Then, use mailing lists to broadcast your message.


Configure password-protected directories, IP address denials, SSL/TLS, and GnuPG key settings to restrict access. Protect your site with HotLink Protection, Leech Protect, and ModSecurity.


Edit and back up files and folders while monitoring your website’s disk space usage.

“The long and short of it is cPanel controls the whole aspect of your website, all hosting accounts with us come with cPanel as standard. For the vast majority of features on accounts this is all handled in cPanel and there is no need to contact us for assistance. However our support staff are always here if needed. “