cPanel Web Hosting

About this service

Description cPanel provides a dashboard with a variety of tools for creating and managing websites hosted on It is available to students, faculty, and staff, and offers easy collaboration with non-University partners through Google authentication.
Other names
Documentation links Illinois campus-specific cPanel documentation | cPanel documentation
Features and tools
  • One click installers for popular website content managers
  • Simple one page website builder
  • Custom software installations are allowed
  • Python, Ruby, PHP, jQuery, and other development environment options
  • MySQL database access

Getting and using this service

Who can use the service Undergraduate students
Graduate/Professional students
How to get the service Visit and click "Create an account."
Cost No charge
Usage constraints 2 GB disk quotas, but more space can be requested, and large files can be stored elsewhere and linked to from websites. Because this is a shared service, there are some restrictions on memory usage, number of simultaneous system processes, and number of database connections.

The service is not approved for FERPA or HIPAA data. Technology Services does not monitor the service for compliance.

Support and Hours

How to get help
Training and consulting opportunities None listed
Maintenance hours
Wednesdays, 11:59pm-3am
This time is reserved for maintenance weekly, but will normally be used only on the second Wednesday of each month.
Lifecycle stage Production
Provided by Technology Services
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