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HostGator Style for cPanel

The HostGator cPanel theme has a new look that adds features and renames some of the tools you're familiar with. This article will cover the changes as well as how to utilize the recent addition.

Here is a video guide to help you navigate the new cPanel of HostGator.

Below is a snapshot of the HostGator's new cPanel theme.

HostGator cPanel Theme
Paper LanternHostGator cPanel Screenshot

New Features


This is an interface within your cPanel that provides Command Line access to your server.

HostGator cPanel Terminal

Softaculous Installer

An open-source script library that you can use to install your web applications like, WordPress, Drupal, Joomla, etc. 

Hostgator cPanel Softaculous Section

Renamed and Moved Features

Old NameNew NameCurrent Category
Site IPShared IP AddressGeneral Information
PHP SelectorMultiPHP ManagerSoftware
Softaculous Apps InstallerSoftaculous Apps InstallerSoftaculous Apps Installer
HostGator Website Builder*Website BuilderMoved to the Marketplace in the Customer Portal
Weebly Builder*Weebly BuilderMoved to the Marketplace in the Customer Portal
Terminal (New Feature)TerminalAdvanced 
Bing Ad Credit*Microsoft Ad Credit Moved to the Marketplace in the Customer Portal
Google Adwords Credit*Google Adwords CreditMoved to the Marketplace in the Customer Portal
FTP Session ControlFTP ConnectionsFiles
Parked DomainsAliasesDomains
ForwardersEmail ForwardersEmail
Account-Level FilteringEmail FiltersEmail
User-Level FilteringGlobal Email FiltersEmail
Import Addresses and ForwardersAddress ImporterEmail
Choose Log ProgramsMetrics EditorMetrics
Index Manager*IndexesAdvanced
Network Tools*Track DNSAdvanced
Website Templates*TemplatesSpecial Offers
Password Protect Directories*Directory PrivacyFiles
GnuPG Keys*EncryptionEmail
Image Manager*ImagesFiles
Features marked with * were previously located in another category.