Web Hosting Control Panel connects to the server or space in the hosting computer and enables various activities. There are done to manage your website. The web hosting panel is provided by the hosting company and is operated through using a password and username. It is a GUI based interface and easy to understand and execute.
The panel is an assimilation of different programs to manage various aspect of the website. Some of the activities done on regular bases are upload files and images, create ftp for downloading your site onto the folder of your computer, messaging, manage server, create analytics to name a few.
The file manger is most important as it lets you download a file on to your computer and edit it using HTML editor. After the editing is complete and changes saved you can upload the page to its respective folder using FTP. In other case you edit the file directly using the facility in the control panel and save it right there.
Some of the popular hosting panels in use are:
- CentOS Web Panel
- Kloxo MR
Servers where sites are hosted require firewall and high security softwares the panel whould be abel to support such installation. Sometimes in case of complex technology based websites managing files may be difficult. In order to edit such portal one needs to become familiar with the site structure and how to control it on the web hosting control panel.