10 Free CPanel Alternative + Paid Alternatives

Majority of the webhosting controlled by CPanel because of its easy Graphical interface, Installation and very easy to manage. But some peoples want alternatives to CPanel  because they want some less costlier (may be free)control panel.

cpanel alternative

Why You need a Control Panel For hosting your site?

  • Because, you are newbie to host Website in server with complicated coding.

So Here we will List 10 CPanel alternatives that are easy to control Linux and windows based hosting. First of all the free alternatives then Paid Alternatives.

Free cpanel Alternative

  1. Zpanel

Zpanel is simple, free, effective hosting control panel can work with windows, Linux and MacOSX. The interface is easy to use and has FTP, MySQL database, file manager,  DNS manager and also webmail manager (Roundcube). It has also PHPmyadmin to manage databases. You can install additional modules to gain more advance usability.

  1. Kloxo

Developed by LXcenter, Kloxo is a perfect free alternative to CPanel.  It’s a Linux based Control panel works smoothly with CentOS. You can integrate billing software like Boxbilling and WHMCS .

  1. ISPConfig 3

ISPConfig is a Multilingual hosting software supports over 20 languages. Its again a linux based open source control panel by which you can control more than one servers from single control panel. It has four acess levels like Admin Level, Reseller Level , Client Level and Email login. It has 2 types of web server management , Apache and Nginx.

  1. Froxlor

It’s a Linux based hosting software . You can choose which domain will use which IP4/IP6 address. It has also Admin, Reseller and customer accounts. You can create your own theme of the panel. The Bad part is it doesn’t include a file manager , instead you can upload your files via FTP.

  1. VestaCP

VestaCP is a simple looking control panel having robust features. It’s very light ,fast and easy to install. It has also multilingual interface supports  RHEl 5+ , CentOS 5+ ,Debian 7+ and Ubuntu 12.04+. the documentation is available on their site. The main aim of this control panel is to remove unnecessary things and make it clean.

  1. Webmin

Webmin is free Linux based control panel which automatically updates all required update files. You can submit your own modules to extend usability

Paid cpanel Alternative

  1. Parallels Plesk

They are now Odin’s Plesk.  These control panel is suitable for both Linux and windows platform. The licence starts from 15$/Month. After CPanel , it has many trust among control panels. Even you can manage and access Plesk panel from mob or tablet.

  1. Interworx

Interworx features cloud technique such as Automatic recovery from hardware failures and automated scaling across multiple servers. It’s a RPM based Installation, so unlike CPanel (35mins) it takes just 13mins. Also It has external file server, MySQL server, DNS server.

  1. Direct Admin

Direct Admin is a Linux based paid cpanel alternative . The Best part of this Software is it automatically recovers from uneven crashes. The Control Panel is supported by CentOS , FreeBSD, Debian.  You can host unlimited domains with single licence. There is also reseller option.

  1. Webuzo

Webuzo is an advanced control panel which is feature rich.  Also its paid but you can get 1 month free trial . But it’s a single user control panel , so you can’t create reseller or customer account on it. You can deploy many software’s like WordPress, Magento, MediaWIKI and many more in a single click. The free option comes in two form , either take trial for 1 month with all 353 scripts or life time free with limited 53 scripts.


That’s all we can inform you about cpanel alternative. Hope you enjoyed this article and if you have any query feel free to drop comment below.

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