Hosting Panels are the most important parts when it comes to host a website. There are lot of free open source as well as paid control panels available. With which one can easily manage hosting accounts without adding manual virtual entries into the virtual host file via SSH. Which a newbie can not do at their own. So to avoid all those once use these free and paid panels at their own discretion to avoid going to the server side for just adding a domain name.
What is Hosting Panel?
A hosting panel is place from where you can manage your hosting accounts easily. Its a web-based GUI interface from where you can add, delete and update existing accounts. You get the following features to control your hosting accounts easily.
- Web Server Administration
- Database Management / PHPmyadmin
- DNS Management
- SSL Certificate Management
- Email Accounts creation and update
- Diskspace and Bandwidth Management
- Website Stats Management
- FTP Accounts Management
- and many more… depending on the type of hosting panel.
Free Hosting Panels
We will discuss some of the free hosting panels in this article to keep it simple and to the point.
All these hosting panels are open source and they are free to use on your servers. You can either install yourself if you know how to handle the SSH and can follow the documentation else you can get it installed by someone else who knows how to handle these tasks.
- CentOS Web Panel
- Webadmin Panel
VestaCP is one of the best free hosting panel which was designed to keep it simple and yet fully featured with all the needs of a hosting account. We can manage everything from the hosting panel easily. The GUI is very simple to use and even you can restart the services from the panel when needed.
Website UR: https://vestacp.com/
Demo URL: https://demo.vestacp.com/
- Users Management
- Domain management
- DNS Management
- Email Accounts Management
- Database Management
- Cron Jobs Management
- Backups Management
- Hosting Packages
- IP Address
- SSL Management
- Web Statistics
- Server Log
- Services Management like Apache, MySQL etc.
- Easy Panel Updates from the dashboard