Control Panel or Client Area? where do I go?

Where do I go to do ????

Do I need to go to my Client Area or my Control Panel??

Sometimes it is hard to figure out where you really need to go to do things. Most people get confused at one time or another, so here is a little refresher that may help you remember the right direction to take when you are trying to pay your hosting bill, or edit your web site, or read your email, or well, to do just about anything associated with your web site.

THE CLIENT AREA - The Client Area is for the most part INFORMATIONAL.

Client area is useful to view your invoices, make their payment, view your hosting account information and for support tickets. In order to login to your client area, you need following two details:

  1. Registered email address
  2. Password
Please note that, your control panel and client area login details are different. We assume that you already have this information.

This is where you update your contact information, credit card information, and any additional contact information.

1. Click here to login to your client area
2. Enter your email address and password

Your dashboard is useful to view the following information:

1. View your Account Information
2. Open Support Tickets
3. View Due Invoices
4. View Latest Announcement
5. Your Available Credit Balance

THE CONTROL PANEL - The Hosting Control Panel is FUNCTIONAL. This area deals with everything that controls with your web site.

We offer a range of Control Panels for our shared servers.

This Control Panel is where you set up your email accounts, read your webmail, turn on spam-assassin, and create a forward, auto responders, and mx records.

You can edit, backup, change and upload files. You can also edit pages and control FTP. You can create additional FTP accounts.

View your Web site Stats, visitor logs, error logs, and create custom error pages. For hosting accounts, you use Plesk to administer your site.

Plesk is the place to go to set your site security, such as password protected directories, HotLink Protection and the IP Deny Manger.

Here is where you will find the place to create parked domains, sub-domains and URL redirects.

Your Plesk is the place to set up databases.

This is the place to find the pre-installed software, blogs, e-commerce, photo galleries, and much, much more. For more information about Plesk, please visit

This ends this tutorial.

Hopefully, it will help you see a little more clearly the difference between the functions of the client area and the Plesk control panel. The client area is INFORMATIONAL, and the Control Panel gives your web site and server its FUNCTIONALITY.

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