MC4-IT provides you with cPanel, a graphical web-based control panel that helps you quickly and easily manage your website and hosting account. cPanel gives you complete control over a variety of functions helping you to streamline your website administration. You can:
- Create and manage databases
- Manage website files through an easy graphical interface
- Setting up email accounts & auto responders
- Create FTP accounts
- Backing up your site and database with a few clicks
- Add additional security to your site
- Use many more features for advanced users
cPanel has grown to become the most popular web hosting control panel, running millions of websites around the world. cPanel was created to give website owners control over their properties.
You find extensive and easy to understand information on cPanel's comprehensive website on http://cpanel.net/website-owners/.
Take the time and familiarise yourself with some of the basic features of cPanel.
Remember, cPanel manages your hosting environment, not your Joomla content management system. Joomla files are in the public_html directory on your server and the content in a MySQL database. When backing up your site, you need to back up all files plus the database.