How to add Cpanel to my existing Wordpress 1-click installation?

Is it possible to add Cpanel if I already configured my droplet and finished my website?

If it’s possible, please provide me a guide to follow along. It’s my first server config, so I wouldn’t want to proceed without a confirmation, thanks.


Submit an answer
You can type!ref in this text area to quickly search our full set of tutorials, documentation & marketplace offerings and insert the link!

These answers are provided by our Community. If you find them useful, show some love by clicking the heart. If you run into issues leave a comment, or add your own answer to help others.

Hello, 305gm

I strongly recommend installing cPanel on a fresh Droplet, otherwise, it could cause issues with your existing Droplet, and also the installation is most likely to fail.

This is also the suggestion from the official cPanel documentation:

Only install cPanel & WHM on a freshly-installed operating system.

However, if you want to give it a try anyway, in order to install cPanel on an existing server you can use this command here:

cd /home && curl -o latest -L && sh latest

Note that you should definitely take a backup of your Droplet before doing so.

Hope that this helps. Regards, Alex

Hello, @305gm

You can check our existing tutorial on how to install cPanel here:

You can also check the official cPanel installation guide:

cPanel is a third party application which is also available through our Marketplace. New installations of cPanel come with a 15 day free trial. For further use beyond that point a valid license will need to be purchased directly through cPanel.

Keep in mind that if you use the one-click app this will spin up a new droplet. If you still want to use your existing droplet you can check the first two links that I’ve sent.

Please refer to below link for further details:

Hope that this helps! Regards, Alex

I am also interested in this question, would be appreciate detail explanation.