To choose the Best Web Hosting Control Panel, there are many parameters to keep in mind. The main two specialized control panels you can’t go wrong with are Plesk and cPanel. These are the same in a lot many ways, but there are few differences between them.
Plesk vs cPanel
cPanel is only ideal for Linux and Plesk can run on Windows and Linux. It has platform compatibility.
|OS compatibility||Debian, Ubuntu, CentOS, RHEL, Cloud Linux, Amazon Linux, Virtuoso Linux||CentOS, Cloud Linux, or RHEL 7, or Amazon Linux|
|Web servers||NGINX & Apache||Apache|
|Admin panel||Unified authorization for end-users and administrators||There are two separate logins. One for server-side administrable tasks and the other for website management|
|Security||A lot of security features are provided from the box e.g. Plesk Firewall, Antivirus, Fail2ban||Auto SSL, built-in support of CSF/ LFD, and some other useful features|
|Word press support||Word press provides the full list of features and has scalable support||cPanel does not have much scalable word press|
|Extensions/ Add ONS||You can access more extensions and apps from the App catalogue and extension catalogue||You can access apps and extensions|
|DBMS||MySQL Server databases||MySQL/MariaDB databases management|
|SSL||Let’s Encrypt + Symantec||Let’s Encrypt|
|Mobile accessibility||Mobile app for IOS and android||No mobile app|
|Backups||Backups available like Dropbox, Google Drive, and Acronis||Need to perform manually from local directory to server|
|Technologies||Support of Docker, Node.js, WordPress Toolkit||One-click HTTPS, Docker, Node. JS & Git can be still supported by cPanel|