Where and how to log into the cPanel?

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At SKGOLD Hosting you have several ways for login to your cPanel (hosting control panel). Each way has its own advantages and disadvantages. Please choose the way that is most convenient for you.

  • Option #1 (recommended)

    Access the cPanel via the client area:

    • Log into your Client Area using your primary email address and your password.
    • Click the "Services" and "My Services" link in the top navigation.
    • Click the "Manage Product" button in the product table.
    • Click the "Login to cPanel" link in the Actions table in the left column.

    More detailed instructions with images can be found in the Client Area FAQs.

    - Advantages: Secure cPanel access. You don't need to remember your cPanel Username and Password.

    - Disadvantages: Long way. You should be logged with administrative privileges in your client area and navigate to the hosting details page.

  • Option #2 (recommended)

    Access the cPanel via the secure, direct URL:

    • The URL format is https://your-server-hostname:2083
      Replace the "your-server-hostname" with an actual hostname of your server; please read the next paragraph...

    The exact URL, cPanel Username, cPanel Password and Your Server Hostname needed can be found in the email entitled "Hosting Account Information" that has been sent to you after account activation. If you missed or deleted this email, you can find it in the Email History section in your client area.

    - Advantages: Fast and secure cPanel access. You don't need to go through the client area.

    - Disadvantages: You need to remember your cPanel Username and cPanel Password. The use of incorrect username and password will block your IP address and you will get the Timeout Error.

    To reset the cPanel Password please follow instructions provided in this article https://www.skgoldhosting.com/reset-cpanel-password-client-area.html.

  • Option #3 (not recommended)

    Access the cPanel via your domain name:

    • The URL format is http://cpanel.your-domain-name.com
      Replace the "your-domain-name.com" with your actual domain name.
    Please keep in mind that while accessing your cPanel via your domain name, you will get a browser security warning. You will need to accept this security warning and click on the "Procced/Continue to this webpage (not recommended)" link.

    The cPanel Username and cPanel Password needed can be found in the email entitled "Hosting Account Information" that has been sent to you after account activation. If you missed or deleted this email, you can find it in the Email History section in your client area.

    - Advantages: You don't need to go through the client area.

    - Disadvantages: Unsecure URL. Browser security warning. You need to remember your cPanel Username and cPanel Password. The use of incorrect username and password will block your IP address and you will get the Timeout Error.

    To reset the cPanel Password please follow instructions provided in this article https://www.skgoldhosting.com/reset-cpanel-password-client-area.html.

If you need our assistance, please contact us by opening a support ticket through your client area.

 

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