The following article outlines the common tools in cPanel and their uses.
Depending on your web host, not all icons may be visible or applicable.

  1. cPanel Logo: Returns to cPanel Dashboard
  2. cPanel Home Icon: Returns to cPanel Dashboard
  3. User Manager: Create cPanel Users & Subaccounts
  4. cPanel Search: Find cPanel Tools
  5. cPanel Username & Settings Dropdown menu
  6. Notifications
  7. Logout Button
  8. Email Accounts: Used to Create & Manage Email Accounts
  9. Email Forwarders: Create & Manage Email Forwarders
  10. Email Routing: Control how cPanel routes incoming emails
  11. Autoresponder: Configure & Manage Autoresponders
  12. Default Address: Configure how cPanel handles emails sent to invalid email addresses
  13. Mailing Lists: Create and Manage email mailing lists
  14. Track Delivery: Review maillogs for sent/reviewed emails
  15. Global Email Filters: Set mail rules at a domain level
  16. Email Filters: Set mail rules at a mailbox level
  17. Email Deliverability: Diagnose email deliverability issues
  18. Address Importer: Create new mailbox’s and forwarders from csv/xls
  19. Spam Filters: Configure Apache SpamAssassin to reduce spam
  20. Encryption: Create, store, and manage GnuPG keys
  21. Calendars and Contacts: CalDAV and CardDAV SSL/TLS Settings 
  22. Email Disk Usage: Overview of disk usage broken down per mailbox
  23. Remote MX Wizard: Wizard to configure DNS MX Wizard for thirdparty email services
  24. Current User: Signed in cPanel User
  25. Primary Domain of cPanel Account
  26. Shared IP Address of cPanel Account & Server
  27. Full cPanel Directory Path
  28. IP Address of the user who last logged in
  29. Set cPanel Theme
  30. Server Information

31. File Manager: View, Upload & Edit files within the cPanel Account
32. Images: Tool which allows you to modify images within directories
33. Directory Privacy: Password Protect directories
34. Disk Usage: View a report & breakdown disk usage for cPanel account
35. Web Disk: Create Web Disk accounts to manage, navigate, upload, and download files
36. FTP Accounts: Create and Manage FTP accounts
37. Backup: Create and view cPanel backups
38. Backup Wizard: Simplified tool to create different backup types
39 Git Version Control: Create and manage Git repositories
40. Acronis Backup*: (Not Standard – Your Host may use different backup tools)
41. phpMyAdmin:Manage MYSQL databases & tables
42. MySQL Databases: Create and Manage MYSQL databases & Users for the cPanel account
43. MYSQL Database Wizard: Wizard to step through creating database & database user
44. Remote MYSQL: Whitelist IP addresses and hostnames to connect to MYSQL database
45. Site Publisher: Create website using cPanel templates
46. Domains: View and Manage domains registered on the cPanel service
47. Addon Domains: Create and manage addon domains
48. Minimise & Maximise cPanel Section
49. Subdomains: Create and Manage Subdomains
50. Aliases: Create and Manage cPanel Aliases
51. Redirects: Create and Manage cPanel Aliases
52. Zone Editor: Manage DNS Records for Domains
53. Dynamic DNS: Interface to create a dynamic DNS for a subdomain
54. Disk Usage Statistics: Used and Free disk space (storage) for the cPanel account
55. Physical Disk Usage Statistics: Amount of memory (ram) the cPanel account is currently using
56. Number of Processes: Number of running processes for the cPanel account
57. Entry Processes: Number of active connection
58. MYSQL Disk Usage: Total disk space consumed by databases within the cPanel account
59. File Usage: Number of individual files (inodes) within the cPanel account
60. Bandwidth: Total bandwidth used by the cPanel account for this billing cycle (monthly)
61. Addon Domains: Number of addon domains in cPanel account
62. Subdomains: Number of subdomains in the cPanel account
63. Aliases: Number of aliases within the cPanel account

64. Visitors: Displays up to 1,000 of the most recent entries in the Apache log
65. Errors: Displays the most recent entries in your website’s error logs
66. Bandwidth: Displays the current month’s bandwidth usage
67. Raw Access: Provides download links for the access logs for each domain
68. Awsats: Produces visual statistics about visitors to each of the sites
69. Analog Stats: Produces summary statistics of visitors to the sites
70. Webalizer: Produces visual statistics about visitors to each of the sites
71. FTP Webalizer: Produces visual traffic statistics for FTP to the cPanel account
72. Metrics Editor: Shows the status (off/on) for each of the tools, for each domain
73. Resource Usage: Shows the current and historic resource consumption for the cPanel account
74. SSH Access: Allows SSH keys to be generated or imported for SSH access
75. IP Blocker: Ability to block an ip range or fully qualified domain name
76. SSL/TLS: Management of Private Keys, CSR’s and SSL Certificates
77. Manage API Tokens: Create and manage API tokens for cPanel
78. Hotlink Protection: Prevents other websites from directly linking to files
79. Leech Protection: Detect’s and disables accounts when high levels of activity within password-restricted directories are detected
80. SSL/TLS Status: View the SSL certificate for each domain/subdomain
81. Two-Factor Authentication: Manage 2FA for your cPanel account
82. Installatron: Install applications such as ‘WordPress’ using an easy wizard
83. Perl Modules: Manage and Install Perl Modules
84. Optimize Website: Optimize loading by tweaking Apache handles requests
85. Softaculous: Install applications such as ‘WordPress’ using an easy wizard
86. Setup Node.js App: Create and manage Node.JS applications
87. Select PHP Version: Change PHP version and PHP Options
88. Setup Python App: Create and manage Python App’s
89. Setup Ruby App: Create and Manage Ruby App’s
90. Email Accounts: Total number of created email mailbox’s
91. Mailing Lists: Total number of created mailing lists
92. Autoresponders: Total number of created autoresponders
93. Forwarders: Total number of created forwarders
94. Email Filters: Total number of created email filters
95. FTP Accounts: Total number of created FTP accounts
96. MYSQL Databases: Total number of created MYSQL Databases
97. CPU Usage: Current CPU usage (processing done by the server)
98. IOPS: Current ‘input/output operations per second’
99. I/O: Current I/O throughput

100. LiteSpeed Web Cache Manager: Ability to Scan cPanel account for LiteSpeed Cache installations and flush cache
101. Terminal: Virtual Console to run commands
102. Cron Jobs: Create and Manage Cron Jobs (Scheduled Tasks)
103. Track DNS: Pull up basic information on domains DNS records
104. Indexes: Allows you to customize the way a directory appears when no index files reside in a directory
105. Error pages: Ability to edit the page displayed to the visitor when an error is encountered
106. Apache Handlers: control how the Apache webserver software manages certain file types and extensions
107. MIME Types: Manage how certain MIME types (extensions) are defined and handled by the server
108. Password & Security: Change the cPanel Password
109. Change Language: Change the default language for the cPanel account
110. Change Style: Change default cPanel Theme
111. Contact Information: Change how the cPanel account notifies for errors
112. User Manager: Create & Manage cPanel Sub Accounts

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