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The WHM interface provides the server's root user and resellers with access to all of WHM's server administration features.

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The WHM interface consists of the following sections:

  1. Top navigation bar
  2. Support menu and View
  3. Side navigation menu
  4. Important Next Steps
  5. Current View
  6. Features

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Top navigation bar

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You may also see important server notices in this section of the interface. For example, if the most recent attempt to upgrade cPanel & WHM failed, you may see a The last attempt to update cPanel & WHM was blocked. warning, which you can click to review a list of upgrade blockers.

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Support menu and View

In the top right corner of the interface, you have two sets of options:

Click the lifesaver icon () in the top right of the interface to view the Support menu. 

  • Click cPanel & WHM FAQ to access our cPanel Knowledge Base documentation.
  • Click Support Forums to access the cPanel Forums.
  • Click Documentation to access the main page of our WebHost Manager documentation (from WHM's Home interface) or the documentation for the current interface (from other WHM interfaces).
  • Click Contact cPanel to submit a ticket to cPanel Technical Support.

By default, the interface only displays a selection of the most helpful features in WHM. To view all of WHM's sections and features in the Home interface, set the View toggle to Classic

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You can also use the side navigation menu to access cPanel & WHM's other features.

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Side navigation menu

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  • To hide this section of the interface, click Dismiss.
  • To restore this section of the interface after you hide it, run the following command as the root user:

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    sed -i '/home:hide_important_next_steps/d' /var/cpanel/whm/nvdata/root.yaml


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Features

The WHM Home interface provides quick access to the features that manage cPanel & WHM servers and accounts. By default, the interface only displays a selection of the most helpful features in WHM. To view all of WHM's sections and features in the Home interface, set the Current View toggle to Legacy.

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  • You can also click View All Features or use the side navigation menu to access cPanel & WHM's other features. When you click View All Features, the side navigation menu will automatically expand.
  • By default, we hide Feature Showcase items on new installations until new items are available for the next server update. For more information and steps to view these items, read our Feature Showcase documentation.

    Trial license banner

    Servers that use a trial license display a banner above the WHM Home interface's icons. This banner displays the server's trial license status, and you can click Purchase a License to buy a full cPanel, Inc. license. For more information, read our How to Purchase a cPanel License documentation.

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