cPanel Hosting is one form of web hosting service which is Unix based. The service provides graphical as well as automation interference and assistance that has been specifically designed to simplify the process of web hosting of a page, which can be a complicated issue. It can be used to allow the host of a web page to be able to control various aspects of their own web page themselves, and not just that, it enables them to do it through a standard web page browser to make it far easier and less complex than it has ever been in the past.

This hosting is designed to be able to be run in two ways, either as a dedicated server or as a virtual private server. It can support several different programs or services. There are also several support systems available for it in the form of application programs such as Apache, Postgre or Perl (among others), which help in the running of the hosting service.