What is cpanel

This tutorial explains how to login to cPanel. Prior to logging into your cPanel hosting, you are required to launch your Internet browser. You may use any type of Internet browser.

Let us begin to learn how to login to cPanel. Simply click on the browser's address bar and type the http address of your cPanel hosting. From your hosting provider you should of received a welcome email providing you the address of your cPanel.

To login to your cPanel, there are two methods:

The first method is using your IP Address. If your domain is still waiting to be propagated, this is only method to obtain access to your cPanel. It will appear something similar to the following: http://XX.XX.XX.123/cpanel

The second method is using your Domain Name. If your domain name is working properly, you are able to use this method to obtain access to your cPanel. It will appear something similar to the following: http://yourdomain.(com or net or any other main name extensions)/cPanel

Now type either the IP Address or the Domain Name within the address bar of your Internet browser and select GO or press enter. Following a small window login screen will appear, requiring for you to type your username and password. Your username and password should be included in your welcome email from your hosting provider. Enter the information required in the two fields and select OK.

You are signed in to your cPanel hosting and can start to set up email accounts, cron job, MySQL databases, shopping carts, webmail, and countless other features!

To quit your cPanel hosting, simply select the Logout on the top right hand corner of the screen or simply just exit the browser page. Please note that you should never forget to logout of your cPanel hosting screen instead of just exiting the browser, when you are utilizing a public computer because of security issues. This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to login to cPanel.

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