The focus of this article is on WHM, a functionality exclusively accessible to VPS Hosting, Dedicated Hosting, and Reseller Hosting subscribers. Those on Shared Hosting plans do not have access to WHM. For further details about Shared cPanel Hosting, please refer to our website.
WHM has various essential features, one of which is the option to generate separate cPanel accounts. This guide will provide step-by-step instructions on how to sell your own hosting accounts through WHM.
How to Resell Hosting Accounts in WHM
To create a new cPanel account via WHM, follow these steps:
- Log in to your WHM account and go to the left menu. Under “Account Functions,” select “Create a New Account.”
- Enter the necessary details for the new account. Here’s a quick summary of the settings you’ll be providing:
- Domain Information: Enter the primary domain name for the account, set a cPanel username and password, and provide an email address for the account.
- Package: You can create packages in WHM to simplify cPanel account management. For instance, you may have a package named “Power Plan” with limitations like the maximum number of addon domains. If you don’t have any packages set, you can choose the “Select Options Manually” option and set limits accordingly.
- Settings: Select the cPanel theme (e.g., x3) and preferred language for the user.
- Reseller Settings: As you have reseller permissions, you can decide if the new account should have WHM access to create more accounts.
- DNS Settings: Choose how the domain’s nameservers should be set up on the server. You can choose “Use the nameservers specified at the Domain’s Registrar” if the nameservers for this domain are on another server.
- Mail Routing Settings: Decide how the server will handle email for this domain. You can choose “Automatically Detect Configuration” if unsure.
- Once you have filled in all the details, click on the “Create” button at the bottom of the page.
Congratulations! You have successfully created a new cPanel account through WHM.