What is Plesk?

Plesk control panel is web hosting control panel software, like cPanel, that lets you easily manage your web hosting account through a web-based interface. Plesk allows you manage thousands of virtual hosts on a single machine. You can use Plesk control panel with Shared, VPS or even Dedicated hosting. Plesk control panel automates many tasks that allow web hosts to reduce operating costs and resources while at the same time increasing profitability, efficiency and customer satisfaction. Most Plesk configurations let you:

  • Upload and manage files
  • Create user accounts for FTP
  • Create and manage email accounts
  • Add new domains and subdomains
  • Create and manage databases such as MySQL and PostgreSQL
  • Backup and restore site files
  • View web log files
  • Manage DNS and other resources
What is Plesk?

There are four different login levels for Plesk (Administrator, Client/Reseller, Domain Owner, and Mail User) that have varying degrees of functionality. It runs on both Linux and Windows operating systems. Parallels offers several Plesk Control Panel tutorials so you can easily learn more.

What is Plesk good for? Quickly setting up and configuring web sites using a fast and powerful web-based interface with easy to use menus and help files. Plesk control panel is:

  • Automated
  • Modular (easily install new features)
  • Secure
  • Internationalized (available in several different languages)
  • Cost-effective

The Plesk Control Panel is a very advanced control panel that should meet most, if not all, of your web hosting needs. It does cost more than most other control panels but it could be a great investment to have an easy-to-use, powerful interface. You can learn about Plesk on Parallels own website and explore Plesk's features, benefits, and even try out a demo of Plesk.

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