How to Update your cPanel and WHM Version – HostGator Tutorial


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Like most software applications, cPanel & WHM has a release version that is consistently updated by its developers. These updates bring functional improvements, security patches, and useability features to ensure your server is working exactly as it should.

In this video, we will show our Dedicated and VPS customers how to update your cPanel & WHM version, and how to select the best release tier that best suits your needs.

In this video you will learn:

00:00 – Intro
00:30 – Checking Current Version and Server Load
01:15 – Update Preferences
01:40 – Versions and Release Tiers
02:10 – Upgrading your cPanel and WHM
02:50 – Updated WHM tour and Wrap-Up

For some additional information on cPanel & WHM versions and updates,, check out some of these articles from HostGator and cPanel:

How to Update Your System: https://docs.cpanel.net/knowledge-base/general-systems-administration/how-to-update-your-system/
Update Preferences:
https://docs.cpanel.net/whm/server-configuration/update-preferences/
Upgrade to Latest Version:
https://docs.cpanel.net/whm/cpanel/upgrade-to-latest-version/

Product Versions and Release Tiers: https://docs.cpanel.net/knowledge-base/cpanel-product/product-versions-and-the-release-process/
How to Update cPanel in WHM: https://www.hostgator.com/help/article/how-to-update-cpanel-in-whm

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