How to Login to cPanel

Logging into your cPanel is very easy but if you’re newcomer to the webmaster’s world, here’s a quick guide on just how to do it.

Logging to Cpanel through URL

The most common way to login to your cPanel is through URL.

1 Just type the url format: http://yourdomain/cpanel then hit enter on your keyboard.

login to cPanel

NOTE: Some webhost require the url format: http://cpanel.yourdomain.com. If the usual domain/cpanel don’t work, please ask your webhost provider.

In some cases when you just purchased a new webhost, the webhost company will provide you a tempory cpanel login url which looks like this: http://servername.hostcompany.com/

2 On the cPanel login box, enter your webhost provided username and password click the Login button.

cpanel login box

3That’s all. You should be redirected to the WordPress Dashboard.

Logging to cPanel through a Custom Panel

Some companies have their own custom cpanel login panel where you are required to log into. For example, Inmotion Hosting has it’s own account management panel (AMP) where you can login and manage your server.

AMP inmotion hosting

Once logged in, you’ll find a link inside the AMP dashboard that leads you to the regular cPanel dashboard.