Easy-to-use Control Panel
There are a lot of choices for hosting solutions and dedicated servers all over the internet. They may all say the same thing but how do you really find out which one is the best for your business? How can you tell if the one you choose will be worth every penny that you are going to spend?
Picking the right web hosting provider is not something that should be hurriedly done. There are features that you have to consider and sometimes, there are things that you do not really discover until you are already using the services.
Here are some things that you should know when you are looking for a web hosting company:
- Service reliability – can you count on them to help you in case of any troubles?
- Affordability – some web hosting providers charge a very high monthly rate. iPage does not. But the question is: can you afford the rates?
- Features of the services
- Customer support reliability and knowledge
- Perks that you get as a customer
Accessing Your Control Panel
If you want to access your control panel, the best way to do it is to use the primary domain set in DomainCentral. To do this:
- Access http://controlpanel.yourprimarydomain/, you can get to your control panel.
- Change yourprimarydomain to the name of your hosting account that you have set in DomainCentral.
The following are listed browsers that are approved for logging into your control panel:
- Mozilla Firefox 3+
- Internet Explorer 8+
- Google Chrome
- Apple Safari 4+
Mac users can use Opera or Safari in case they are encountering accessing Internet Explorer.
Why is iPage Easy to Use?
The control panel in iPage has a powerful script installer called SimpleScripts and it has all the things that you need already such as WordPress, Joomla, forums, and many more. If you want an easy to use control panel to oversee your website without encountering too many complications, iPage is the way to go.
Easy to Install WordPress
Some people install WordPress on their hosting account by downloading it at WordPress.org. Installing WordPress using iPage control panel is easy.
- Click on the SimpleScripts icon.
- Choose the one that you want for your site.
Easy to use website builder
One of the things that can be found on the control panel of iPage is the website builder. If you are looking for a simple website, you can use the drag and drop online website builder. Here are some easy steps to do this:
- Pick a template for your website.
- Change the text or drag items to a page.
- Edit without using any codes at all.
iPage offers a 1-click installer so that you can have a blog up and about in just a few minutes. If you want a blog or more, then the 1-click WordPress installer will be very convenient for you.
vDeck 4 Control Panel
iPage uses vDeck control panel. This is similar to the widely used cPanel control panel but vDeck does not have geeky tools that non-geeky users do not really get to use.
In the vDeck control panel, you will notice that the tools are categorized for easier access. Each category lists the various tools that you can use. Some may only be available depending on the upgrades that you have subscribed to.
Whether you are an expert or a beginner trying to setup your very own website, it is very important to make a careful and calculated choice. There are a lot of web hosting companies there that charge a steep price for a service that you can actually get for only half the price. Make sure that you research about the web hosting provider first before you subscribe to them.