Hosting Basics - cPanel

Learn the basics of the cPanel hosting control panel and what it contains.

This tutorial provides an overview of cPanel and teaches how to complete specific tasks for managing web sites.

Introduction to cPanel Workshops

Course Overview

If you are managing a website or want a career in web development you will need to know how to use a hosting control panel and cPanel is the most common one you will come across. This practical beginners workshop will help you understand cPanel and the different sections for managing a website.

This workshop seeks to provide a basic understanding of cPanel. It is aimed at complete beginners and seeks to encourage progression into further study.

Audience: Beginner website owners, Junior web designers, Junior front-end web developers.

Skill Level: Beginner - Easy

Duration: 1 x Day (6 hours)

Class size: Courses limited to maximum of 8 persons.

What you will learn

The aim of the workshop is to equip you with the knowledge and tools to understand cPanel for managing a website on a remote server. It is a practical course with examples, activities and plenty of guidance to help you.

At the end of the workshop, participants will:
  • have a basic understanding of hosting control panels.
  • understand how to access and log into cPanel.
  • have an overview of the cPanel interface.
  • have a basic understanding of managing domain names.
  • have a basic understanding of file management.
  • have a basic understanding of one click software installs

Module 1A. Introducing cPanel

  • What is a hosting control panel
  • Launching cPanel in a web browser

This module covers some background information and introduces how to launch cPanel. It is explained in plain English with minimal technical jargon.

Module 1B. Working with cPanel

  • Logging into cPanel
  • The cPanel interface
  • Quickly Finding Things

This module covers some common FTP tools used to connect to a remote server. It is explained in plain English with minimal technical jargon.

Module 1C. Functions Overview

  • Files Section Overview
  • Database Section Overview
  • SEO and Tools Overview
  • Domains Section Overview
  • Email Section Overview
  • Metrics Section Overview
  • Security Section Overview
  • Software Section Overview
  • Advanced Section Overview
  • Preferences Section Overview
  • Apps Installer Overview

This module covers an introduction to cPanel and the functions it contains. It is explained in plain English with minimal technical jargon.

Available delivery methods for this workshop


Hosting Basics (cPanel) Training Workshop duration 6 hours
Weekday cost £295.00 per person
Available locations: Birkenhead Studio (Wirral), Remote or Your Premises*

Evening and weekend cost £375.00 per person
Available locations: Birkenhead Studio (Wirral) or Remote only

Full payment is payable at the time of booking. No refund will be given if you cancel your course less than 14 days before your course date.
*Within 30 miles of CH41 5DL. Outside this area travelling time and expenses apply.

You will receive a comprehensive course manual for this class.

You will need:
  • Laptop Computer
  • Pen and A4 Notepad
Online Learning

You will have access to the online campus for this course after attending the workshop.

Where to go from here:

Course Tutors

Jim Barrington

Enterprise & Entrepreneurship, Digital Business, e-Commerce
Jim Barrington has specialist expertise in helping entrepreneurs with business planning and start-up, strategy, web development, digital business development. digital transformation and eCommerce.