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CPanel 11 New Features

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CPanel v11 is the latest version of the popular commercial control panel that was released a few days ago. With this new release all their website was also redesigned and now it is looking more like a commercial site ;–)… The site is build around the release 11 showing the new features found in CPanel11:

  • Enhanced Security

    • cPHulk Brute Force Detection

    • Public Key Authentication

    • Host Access Control

    • Enhanced XSS Protection

  • New Features

    • Getting Started Wizard

    • Integrated Help

    • Web Disk Access

    • Email User Filters

    • Exim Spam filtering as an ACL at SMTP level

  • Improved Design

    • Faster Loading cPanel interface

    • Faster, Easier Account Theme Switching

    • 10 Included Interface Styles

  • Improved Branding

    • Increased Language and Character Set Support

    • Enhanced Branding for Resellers

  • cPanel Plugins

    • Ruby on Rails Support

    • PHP Configuration Editor

    • Perl, PHP, and Ruby Module Installer

    • Better OS Integration

  • EasyApache

    • New and improved Easyapache* installer

    • Apache 2.X.X and PHP 5 support. *Available in Stage 2 of cPanel 11 release

Full release notes can be found here.

In my opinion the most important addition is the inclusion of Apache2 (finally!). Some peoples might also like the Ruby on Rails support and easy installation of new ruby gems as it was before with php and perl modules.

Is it worth it to upgrade? I would say yes, but we need to prepare for the upgrade first… and this is the reason of this series of articles to help you upgrade smoothly to CPanel v11: Preparing for cPanel 11Upgrading to cPanel 11

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