Pricing for hosting providers and consumers that use cPanel, and WebHost Manager (WHM), changed in a significant way after cPanel introduced a new licensing structure. How do new cPanel licenses affect you?
In this article, you will get all the information you need to know about the new cPanel pricing structure and how it affects your hosting plan.
- cPanel Has Changed Its Pricing Structure
- InMotion Hosting cPanel Pricing Adjustments
cPanel Has Changed Its Pricing Structure
cPanel licenses are now usage-based. This change was made by cPanel, and it affects every host that runs cPanel on its servers–not limited to InMotion Hosting. Making an effort to help as much as possible, InMotion Hosting has been carefully considering how this price change affects you, the user, most fairly.
The pricing change will most affect VPS, Dedicated, and Reseller hosting products running cPanel.
InMotion Hosting cPanel Pricing Adjustments
cPanel’s new usage-based pricing structure eliminates our ability to allow customers to host unlimited cPanel accounts for VPS, Dedicated, and Reseller hosting plans.
cPanel Prices For Managed VPS Hosting
The cPanel licenses will vary based on usage, this billing change went into effect starting February 27, 2023.
|Number of Accounts||Base Monthly Price||Additonal License Price||Total Monthly Price|
Cloud Server Hosting accounts remain unchanged since they do not run cPanel.
cPanel Prices For Dedicated Server Hosting
All Dedicated Server Hosting plans will be charged a $25 monthly fee for Managed Services and Support if there is cPanel on the account.
There may be additional fees for the number of cPanel accounts on the plan.
|cPanel Accounts||Monthly Base Fee||Additional cPanel Cost|
|0 to 100 Accounts||$25 monthly fee||Included; No fee|
|101 to 150 Accounts||$25 monthly fee||$25.50/month|
|151 to 200 Accounts||$25 monthly fee||$31.50/month|
|201 to 250 Accounts||$25 monthly fee||$37.50/month|
|Additional Accounts up to 2,000||$25 monthly fee||$6/month per additional 50 accounts|
cPanel Prices For Reseller Hosting
Customers with Reseller Hosting plans will not be charged an additional fee based on the Reseller Hosting plan’s cPanel usage. However, each type of Reseller Hosting plan has a maximum number of cPanel accounts available.
Resellers will no longer be able to host unlimited cPanel accounts, and will instead have the following limits:
|Reseller Plans||Number of Child Accounts|
|R-1000S||Up to 25 Accounts|
|R-2000S||Up to 50 Accounts|
|R-3000S||Up to 80 Accounts|
|R-4000S||Up to 100 Accounts|
Resellers are limited to 100 accounts. Once you hit this limit, you must upgrade to a cPanel VPS, a Dedicated Server, or purchase an additional Reseller Hosting plan to host additional cPanel accounts.
InMotion Shared Hosting plans (including Business Class and Classic WordPress Hosting) will not incur a cost increase.
What can you do today to make this change easier?
- Find out how many cPanel accounts you have to better prepare for pricing changes
- Consolidate or remove cPanel accounts in WHM that you’re not using
- Reach out to cPanel users who may be affected before deleting any sensitive information
- Take backups of any affected accounts before deleting them
- Consider switching to a VPS or Dedicated Server plan from InMotion Hosting with Control Web Panel (CWP) installed
Experienced system administrators may see this as the perfect time to migrate to a bare Cloud Server or Bare Metal Dedicated Server without cPanel and install a light-weight replace such as Webmin or Vesta Control Panel.
If you have any questions regarding changes to cPanel licenses, feel free to reach out to our 24/7 Live Support anytime.
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Where do you downgrade your Cpanel licenses? I know is somewhere in AMP but can’t seem to find it. Thank you
Hello Consultrdeveloment, There is no quick way to downgrade cPanel licenses in AMP. As cPanel licenses are no longer FREE, then you should contact our Billing department when trying to make changes to your account. You can find the contact information for Billing here: https://www.inmotionhosting.com/contact.