Databases are a central part of most websites and importing them into cPanel is a common task when migrating sites and performing maintenance. While intimidating at first, the main advantage of importing databases using the command line compared to phpMyAdmin is seen when importing large or complex SQL files. This is due to limitations with […]


One of the controversial features of cPanel is its ability to host multiple websites. While convenient it can carry hidden risks which need to be planned. What are addon domain’s? Addon Domains are a feature of cPanel that allows multiple websites to be hosted under a single cPanel account and share resources. These are often […]


As part of cPanel v102 which was released in late January 2022, a new user interface called ‘Jupiter’ was introduced for the cPanel user interface and WHM management console. It is identified by the rich blue bar on the left-hand side and wireframe icons. Jupiter appears to be an evolution of short-lived ‘Glass’ theme which […]

cPanel backups and migrations do not typically copy over Roundcube contacts. One of the reasons is due to the contacts being stored within a central database on the cPanel server and not within the cPanel account like other email files. Thankfully these contacts can be easily exported through the RoundCube webmail interface Exporting Contacts 1. […]

Quantifiable metrics can be useful when troubleshooting and evaluating a product.Despite ‘Time to First Byte’ having a half technical-sounding name, is not one of them and when viewed in isolation without context does not provide a reliable indicator of site performance, or server performance. An example of using flawed metrics to solve a problem is […]


Cron’s are a way to schedule re-occurring tasks: such as running scripts, sending out emails, or giving your CMS a regular timing source so it can perform tasks such as publish scheduled posts You can find the ‘Cron Jobs’ tool within cPanel 1. Set the email you would like the cron’s output to be emailed […]