iPage vDeck Control Panel Guide

What is a control panel title

control panel6When used in web hosting, a control panel actually refers to the admin control panel which serves as the control center of a web hosting account. It is where you can manage your hosted website, adjust your site’s settings and configurations, and perform all functions related to your website.

In your control panel you can do the following important tasks: managing all your domain names (if the webhost is also a domain registrar), create MySQL databases and manage its tables and contents, access the FTP client, create and handle email accounts, access the integrated website builders, install web applications and scripts, purchase and install SSL certificates, and a lot more. Most webmasters and website owners prefer a control panel with a simple and easy-to-use interface that isable to provide all the website management options they need.


ipage web hostingIf you are familiar with web hosting, then you already know what iPage is. iPage is a web host which is usually found on the list of top 10 web hosting providers published by several web hosting review websites. And in some of them, iPage even sits on the top spot for quality web hosting service. iPage has existed for decades and has hosted millions of websites to date, and thousands more are created each day.

green feedbackiPage also receives excellent feedbacks from its users and scores high ratings from thousands of customers.

vDeck Control Panel on iPage title

Before iPage uses cPanel, one of the most commonly used admin control panels by web hosts. Later, they switched to vDeck control panel as part of their plan to modernizing their web hosting services. vDeck control panel is actually new in the market but is now rapidly becoming one of the preferred control panels in the web hosting industry.


vDeck is designed with a simplistic approach in mind. Right after you login to your iPage hosting account, you will immediately find all the things you will need about web management in one page. All the options are wisely categorized for easier reference. Let me show you some of the things you can do with vDeck Control Panel.

Sidebar Customization title

Control Panel cus sidevDeck control panel comes with a sidebar where all the important information about your web hosting account is displayed. vDeck offers customizable widgets which allows you to select what information you want to be displayed on these sidebars. This makes it easier for you to access the most commonly used options on your control panel.

Complete Web Management Tools title

iPage Website TemplatesAll the tools you will need for website management are in one place and neatly arranged in categories like Database, Domains, and Scripts. This also makes it easier for you to find the tool you need hassle-free. The interface is the same as your desktop on a Windows OS with large icons arranged for the user’s convenience.

Hosting Account Backups title

website backup 1iPage has the great feature of allowing you to create backups for your hosting account in the event that you make mistakes or adjust settings by accident. Their adverse effects are not at all irreversible and you can perform the restoration in just one click using the Backup/Restore icon on your control panel.

1-Click Scripts Installer title

install isang clikiPage uses SimpleScripts to install scripts and web applications on your iPage-hosted website. You can find SimpleScripts as a simple icon on your control panel but once opened, hundreds of scripts will be displayed on a list. Youcan choose from any of these applications and install them in just one click with the vDeck control panel.

One Stop Domain Manager title

domainsYou can also find the DomainCentral icon in the vDeck control panel. This is where you manage all your domains, whether registered with iPage or with other registrars. You can perform all domain management functions like renewing domain names and enabling domain privacy options.

To learn more about iPage’s control panel, you can visit their site for some video tutorials on how to use the vDeck control panel.

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