What is cPanel?

cPanel is a software designed by cPanel.net that is intended primarily for hosting companies. It is useful for automation of tasks on servers. The goal for cPanel is to drive down costs and overheads for hosting companies to make it cheap for the end-user.

While cPanel is designed to be economical, it’s also a powerful tool. It comes with lots of automation and features such as setting up WordPress, creating FTP Accounts, or configuring your SSL Certificates.

You can find out more from this short introduction video:

How can I access cPanel?

Since cPanel is an optional software for Linux servers, there’s no way to guarantee your hosting includes cPanel access. However, below I cover how to find access to cPanel for some of the most common hosting services in SEO.

How to access cPanel on Siteground?

To access cPanel for Siteground, you will first need to log in.

Once you have logged in, the next step is to find the option for My Accounts. It should display across the top navigation.

If you’ve found the correct page, then it should look something like this:

How to access cPanel in Siteground

When you have found the page above, press the red button that says “cPanel”. Once this has loaded, it should lead you to the following page.

This page is your cPanel landing page:

How to access cPanel in Siteground

How to access cPanel on InMotion Hosting?

To access cPanel for InMotion Hosting, you will first need to log in to the Account Management Portal.

Once you have logged in, the next step is to find the option for My Accounts. It should display across the top navigation.

If you’ve found the correct page, then it should look something like this:

How to access cPanel on InMotion Hosting

When you have found the page above, press the orange logo that says “cPanel”. Once this has loaded, it should lead you to the following page.

This page is your cPanel landing page for InMotion Hosting:

How to access cPanel on InMotion Hosting