If you are setting up a website, you will certainly need to work with cPanel at some point. To those who may not be aware, cPanel is the most popular web-based control panel that allows users to efficiently manage their web hosting account even without having a technical background or knowledge.
From creating emails to installing software, managing FTP accounts and creating subdomains, you can perform a number of tasks using the simple yet intuitive cPanel interface.
However, if you are setting up a website for the first time and have no idea what a control panel looks like, it can a bit confusing to use the cPanel. But don’t fret!
WordPress is an open-source content management system based on PHP and My SQL which has evolved at an accelerated pace in the market. The platform not only allows users to create impactful websites and blogs but is also easy to use and highly flexible. No wonder, 31.9% of the entire web is powered by WordPress which includes some of the most prominent brands such as Facebook Newsroom, Quartz, TechCrunch, Sony Music, MTV News etc.
In fact, the platform was earlier utilised by cPanel.net to provide users with more benefits and better experiences. When working with a WordPress website, you will need to know your way around cPanel. cPanel offers an automatic installer – Softaculous Apps Installer – that allows you to set WordPress on your server.
If you are facing trouble in sending/receiving email to/from a specific email address, this article can be helpful as it explains you how to track email address in cPanel.
Using Track Delivery Feature in cPanel.
Every message sent to an email account in the last 30 days can be viewed with the help of a cPanel tool; Track Delivery. This feature allows you to check delivery reports of emails, errors occurred while sending emails and also check whether Spam Assassin is doing its job (filtering out incoming spam or unwanted emails) right.
The Run Report option allows you to view most recent logs and details like timestamp, sender, receiver, spam score and delivery status of each email. You can also identify problems in the email delivery by tracking the entire email delivery route.
Besides, you can get more specific details like email addresses of a domain if needed.
The guide describes how to enable access log archiving in cPanel.
ABOUT RAW ACCESS LOG
Raw access logs are a way to know who has visited your website and the content they accessed without displaying graphs, charts and graphics.
You can analyse your website raw log files with the help of cPanel access log functionality. As we have mentioned above, the main aim of raw access logs is to get information about all visitors that landed on your website and FTP site. You can configure cPanel to archive this information every month in a compressed file in your home directory. Or you have an option to configure cPanel to delete the previous month’s archived log files.
The guide will familiarise you with steps to connect to a cloud server using SSH keys on a computer that runs on windows 10 (using PuTTY).
People who have spent enough time in IT environments must be well-versed with the term- SSH. However, if you have come across the term for the first time and wondering what SSH keys are about, you have landed on the right page.
Let us tell you more about what SSH keys are and how you can generate, activate and use SSH keys using cPanel.
SSH (Secure Shell) keys are an access credential that is used in the SSH protocol.