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Webserver control panel

We’re tryin to avoid the cost of a cPanel licence for low traffic website hosting to resell to our clients, don’t need email boxes, don’t need high performance databases. Looking for an alternative, maybe Direct Admin?


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Thanks, i understand better now, so…

What’s the difference between: a droplet with Plesk then install Wordpress and a droplet with only Wordpress installed? (no control panel)

is that possible, or do you always need a control panel to setup databases or something else?

Hello there,

This is a really interesting question that I’ve seen before and would like to share my opinion with the rest of you.

There a lot of web panels available (most of them are free to use) that you can choose in order to manage your server. What I can recommend is to try them as in this way you can see if it really suits your needs.

I will list the top control panels that I recommend:

cPanel Plesk CentOS Web Panel Vesta CP Webmin

You’ve now got some great options if you want to use a control panel with your server but you don’t want to pay for a license. I’ve tried to layout most of the available options, but which one is best will ultimately depend on your individual needs.

Regards, Alex

searched for Centos Web Panel but it doesnt show up in Marketplace, or do i download and upload the image?

did find Plesk Obsidian, free for 3 domains, any good?

most of my websites are Wordpress now.