Cpanel and Plesk – Pros and Cons of Control Panels, but what is a Control Panel? Well, firstly we will tell you that a Control Panel is the service that gives you your hosting provider at the time of hiring, the control panel is from where you can manage your site, make modifications, add information, in short, manage it.
Control panel and Plesk – Pros and Cons of Control Panel
In the market the 2 main Control Panels are cPanel and Plesk, which are the ones that take over the greater part of the market.
CPanel nowadays is the most used Control Panel among Hosting companies, its popularity covers 80% of the market. It is a panel created and used for use under Linux-based operating systems.
Plesk is the most used control panel after cPanel, has managed to consolidate well in the market and although its presence is still much smaller than cPanel and works under Windows , it already has more than two million servers in the world that are working With that control panel.
Pros and Cons of Plesk
It has good support for automating processes, including XML-RPC interfaces and PHP-enabled scripts for calling functions from a remote pc.
It has a great assortment in Plugins and thanks to this increase the functions by default.
It has the facility to group domains in an integral way
Its price is reduced.
Its interface is a little less friendly than cPanel and there are several aspects that it costs to use and configure.
Pros and Cons of cPanel.
It has a greater number of software that is compatible.
The original program that counts without the installed plugins presents to the user a greater amount of functions compared to Plesk
It is the ideal control panel for novice programmers and users who just start with programming languages.
Speaking of economics, your annual rent may be cheaper compared to Plesk’s rent
It requires that the machine where you are going to use it has much RAM (at least 250mb)
It does not have interfaces similar to XML nor the XML itself.
It has important limitations with SuSE Linux support.
Undoubtedly these two control panels are the best in the world, each with special and different characteristics at the same time, the recommendation when you hire a hosting service to create your website, is that you try First what is the control panel that best suits your needs and the handling you want, so it is advisable to try both before deciding for one in particular.
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