The Advantages of cPanel and its Disadvantage
The following is an excerpt from an article that appeared on SRJ News. The article is entitled: The Pros and Cons of cPanel. However, the author only gave one vague disadvantage, which we will see below.
cPanel is a Linux-based, graphical interfaced web hosting control panel that is extremely popular in the web hosting industry. Yahjam Host web hosting utilizes cPanel.
First though, let us look at the advantages of cPanel.
Advantages of cPanel
One of the important pros of cPanel is that it offers a beautiful client side interface that comes with icon-based menu to offer extremely easy navigation. The icons link to important features of the platform.
The cPanel supports many popular operating systems including Trustix, Debian, Fedora, CentOS, Free BSD and Redhat. This makes it being highly potential to almost every web hosting companies.
It is important here to note the cPanel is lately very popular in the webhosting control panel industry. Almost every web hosting clients recognize it and this offers a sense of familiarity to everyone as well as peace of mind.
In terms of price it comes cheaper. Layered Technologies, EV1 Servers, CyberWurx and other such dedicated server providers have partnered with cPanel to offer low-cost licenses, as low as $25 per month for dedicated server clients.
It is also easily skinable and taken additional advantage like amazing interface design has been offered by cPanel XP 2004 and iCandy.
More to all these, the cPanel regularly releases software updates and this mean there is a guarantee of quality control panel product.
Source: SRJ News.
Unfortunately, the author only gave one disadvantage of cPanel, and that is: “If compared to the interfaces of several other control panels, it is not so professional even though being easy to use.”
It is no wonder therefore, that cPanel is remains popular. It has several advantages and it so happens that Yahjam Host utilizes the cPanel interface.