How do I add, edit and delete packages in cPanel?

The following article explains how to add, edit and delete packages in cPanel. A package is a template that can be assigned to a customer, which controls the levels of access that customer has for their account.

To add a package, please follow these steps:

  1. Open a web browser and connect to your cPanel Control Panel located at https://ip address:2087.
  2. Login as the Administrator using the information sent to you in your setup email.
  3. From the Packages menu click Add Packages.
  4. Enter the necessary information:
    • Package Name: enter a name for the package
    • Quota: enter a quota in MegaBytes
    • Shell Access: check to give account shell access
    • Max FTP Account: enter the maximum number of FTP accounts allowed
    • Max Email Accounts: enter the maximum number of email accounts allowed
    • Max Email Lists: enter the maximum number of email lists allowed
    • Max SQL Databases: enter the maximum number of SQL databases allowed
    • Max Sub Domains: enter the maximum number of sub domains allowed
    • Max Parked Domains: enter the maximum number of parked domains allowed
    • Max Addon Domains: enter the maximum number of add-on domains allowed
    • IP: check to enable IP based hosting
    • CGI Access: check to grant CGI access
    • FrontPage Extensions: check to enable the FrontPage extensions
    • Bandwidth Limit: enter a bandwidth limit in MegaBytes
    • cPanel Theme: select a theme from the dropdown
    • Feature List: select a feature list from the dropdown
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  5. Click Add.

To edit a package, please follow these steps:

  1. Open a web browser and connect to your cPanel Control Panel located at https://ip address:2087.
  2. Login as the Administrator using the information sent to you in your setup email.
  3. From the Packages menu click Edit Packages.
  4. Select the Package and click Edit.
  5. Edit the package as necessary.
  6. Click Edit.

To delete a package, please follow these steps:

Note: Once you delete a package you will not be able to undue this.

  1. Open a web browser and connect to your cPanel Control Panel located at https://ip address:2087.
  2. Login as the Administrator using the information sent to you in your setup email.
  3. From the Packages menu click Delete Packages.
  4. Select the Package.
  5. Click Delete.
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