How cPanel Web Hosting Operates
For your info, it's good to know that the majority of the cPanel Web Hosting offerings on the current website hosting market are generated by a quite unsubstantial business niche (when it comes to yearly cash flow) dubbed reseller hosting. Reseller website hosting is a kind of a small-scale marketing niche, which generates a big amount of different web hosting trademarks, yet offering exactly the same solutions: mainly cPanel web hosting solutions. This is bad news for everyone. Why? Owing to the fact that at least ninety eight percent of the hosting offers on the entire website hosting market furnish absolutely the same service: cPanel. There's no variety at all. Even the cPanel-based Web Hosting price tags are alike. Very identical. Leaving for those in need of a top web hosting service almost no other web hosting platform/web hosting CP choice. So, there is just one single fact: out of more than 200,000 website hosting trademarks in the world, the non-cPanel based ones are less than 2, mind that one...
Two hundred thousand "Web Hosting service providers", all cPanel-based, yet differently branded
The Web Hosting "variety" and the web hosting "offerings" Google reveals to all of us come down to just one and the very same thing: cPanel. Under 100's of thousands of different website hosting trademarked names. Suppose you are merely a normal person who's not very well familiar with (as the majority of us) with the web site making procedures and the web hosting platforms, which in fact power the separate domain names and websites. Are you ready to make your web hosting choice? Is there any hosting variant you can settle on? Of course there is, at the moment there are more than 200k web hosting vendors out there. Formally. Then where is the difficulty? Here's where: more than ninety eight percent of these more than two hundred thousand unique website hosting brands worldwide will offer you strictly the same cPanel hosting Control Panel and platform, dubbed differently, with precisely the same price tags! WOW! That's how vast the variety on today's web hosting marketplace is... Period.
The Web Hosting LOTTERY we are all part of
Simple math demonstrates that to select a non-cPanel based web hosting vendor is an enormous stroke of fortune. There is a less than 1 in fifty chance that a thing like that will take place! Less than one in 50...
The upsides and downsides of the cPanel-based Web Hosting solution
Let's not be harsh with cPanel. At least, in the years 2001-2004 cPanel was fashionable and presumably fulfilled all website hosting business requirements. To put it briefly, cPanel can achieve the desired result if you have just a single domain to host. But, if you have more domain names...
Shortcoming Number One: A dumb domain name folder setup
If you have two or more domain names, though, be very watchful not to delete entirely the add-on ones (that's how cPanel will call each subsequent hosted domain name, which is not the default one: an add-on domain). The files of the add-on domain names are quite easy to remove on the hosting server, because they all are set up into the root folder of the default domain name, which is the quite famous public_html folder. Each add-on domain is a folder located inside the folder of the default domain name. Like a sub-folder. Next time try not to remove the files of the add-on domain names, please. Determine for yourself how wonderful cPanel's domain name folder system 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 name)
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 becoming disorientated? We absolutely are!
Downside No.2: The same electronic mail folder system
The e-mail folder configuration on the web hosting server is exactly the same as that of the domains... Making the same mistake twice?!? The sysadmin blokes strongly strengthen their belief in God when tackling the email folders on the e-mail server, hoping not to screw things up too badly.
Shortcoming Number Three: A complete absence of domain name management user interfaces
Do we have to point out the utter shortage of a modern domain name management user interface - a place where you can: register/move/renew/park or administer domains, change domain names' Whois details, protect the Whois details, modify/set up nameservers (DNS) and Domain Name System records? cPanel does not contain such a "modern" interface at all. That's an immense problem. An unpardonable one, we would like to point out...
Weakness No.4: Many login locations (minimum two, max three)
How about the demand for an additional login to use the billing, domain and technical support administration platform? That's aside from the cPanel account login credentials you've been already given by the cPanel Web Hosting firm. Sometimes, depending on the invoicing transaction system (principally intended for cPanel only) the cPanel Web Hosting corporation is utilizing, the ardent customers can end up with 2 additional login locations (1: the billing/domain name management software platform; 2: the ticket support platform), winding up with a total of 3 user login locations (counting cPanel).
Negative Sign Number 5: More than 120 web hosting Control Panel sections to learn... fast
cPanel offers for your consideration more than 120 sections inside the website hosting Control Panel. It's a terrific idea to get familiar with each and every one of them. And you'd better grasp them rapidly... That's way too impudent on cPanel's side.
With all due respect, 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 too...
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