Popular and Free WHM/cPanel Plugins

WHM/cPanel is the most popular Linux control panel for hosting provider. This powerful software can be integrated with many plugins which come from cPanel Inc or 3rd party provider. Integrating plugins inside WHM is easy and it will help you administering the server, while in other hand, adding more features for your users.

I have list out some of my favorite plugins including on how to install which is FREE to use:

cPanel Inc

ClamAV Connector
Description: Anti-virus protection which integrated to cPanel/WHM. You can use this to scan home directory, mail, public_html and public_ftp folder for each account

How to install: Login to WHM > cPanel > Manage Plugins > tick ‘clamavconnector’ > Save

Description: Networked resource monitoring tool that can help analyze resource trends

How to install: Login to WHM  > cPanel > Manage Plugins > tick ‘munin’ > Save

Description: Install, update, and uninstall addons. Addons in cPanel term are applications that work with cPanel to perform useful functions for users’ websites. Examples of these applications include bulletin boards, online shopping carts, and weblogs

How to install: Login to WHM > cPanel > Install cPAddons > tick all checkboxes > tick ‘Force Refresh of All cPAddon Sources’ > Update Addon Config

Ruby on Rails
Description: Open source web application framework for the Ruby programming language

How to install: Login to the server via SSH/console as root and execute following lines:


Softaculous Ltd

Description: Auto installer that can help you install 200++ web applications with single click

How to install:
cd /usr/local/cpanel/whostmgr/docroot/cgi
wget -N http://www.softaculous.com/ins/addon_softaculous.php
chmod 755 addon_softaculous.php

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