The control panel of your web hosting, is a web-interface to manage your account and hosting. Typically, the web hosting control panel gives the user access to such features as:
- Visitor statistics;
- Error logs;
- A file manager;
- Email accounts;
- FTP users;
- MySQL or another database, and phpMyAdmin (or similar) to administer the database;
- Disk space and bandwidth usage;
- Security, anti-spam and anti-virus modules, such as SpamAssassin, password-protection of directories, virus scanner, IP deny manager, and leech protection;
- Cron jobs;
- Image manager;
- One-click software/script installers.
Some of the more well-known web hosting control panels are:
A Unix-based commercial control panel with a GUI interface. AQrguably, the most popular and widely-used control panel today.
Another proprietary hosting control panel with a graphical interface.
Commercial hosting control software with a web-based interface.
An open-source hosting control panel for Debian.
A free web-based user interface for Unix-like systems.
A website control panel in both open source and commercial versions.
Opensource web-based control panel for Unix-like and Windows systems.