Control cPanel style is a style for cPanel’s default paper lantern theme. In order to install Control cPanel style, we recommend that you have the latest version of cPanel and WHM installed, and have set cPanel’s Paper Lantern theme as the default theme.
The current version of Control cPanel style is designed to work with the latest version of cPanel, version 78.
Please follow the instructions below to download and install the latest version of Control cPanel style.
To download the latest version of Control cPanel style, please follow the steps below:
In order to install Control cPanel style, you should be using the latest version of cPanel and WHM (minimum version 61), and have set cPanel’s Paper Lantern theme as the default theme.
After downloading and extracting the Control cPanel style product zip file, you will find a further six .tar.gzarchive files, one for each color scheme. These are the packaged cPanel styles and should not be extracted/unzipped (unless you intend to edit them) as they will need to be uploaded to your server as is.
Follow the steps below to install your preferred style / color scheme:
If you wish to upload more than one style / color scheme, repeat the steps above as necessary.
Please note: if you log into cPanel as root, the style will be made available for all users and resellers, if you log in as a reseller the style will only be available to accounts associated to that particular reseller account.
If you selected the Set this style as my default style option during upload, the style will be automatically set for all cPanel accounts which have not specified an alternative theme/style and all new accounts.
If you did not select the Set this style as my default style option during upload, you can set any style as the default style, or change the default style at any time, by following the instructions below:
If you would like to set Control cPanel style as the active style for a particular or individual cPanel account, you can do this from within cPanel itself, by searching for / navigating to the Change Style option. You will then be presented with a list of available styles, and can select your preferred style by clicking the Apply button.
If you have set Control cPanel style as the default style in WHM for all accounts and would like to prevent users from changing to a different style from within cPanel, you can disable the cPanel Change Style option by following the instructions below:
Firstly, follow the instructions in step 1 above to download the latest version of Control cPanel style.
If you have not previously changed or customized any of the style files, you can simply upload the latest version in place of the previous version following the steps below:
… uplouad steps (including delete old verison)
If you have previously customized any of the style files, you must re-apply your customizations to the new version before following the steps above to upgrade.
All of our code is fully open, unencrypted and editable, meaning that should for any reason our products provided as are do not suit your exact requirements, you are free to customise the code as necessary. Whilst you are perfectly welcome to do this, please note that our support team is unable to provide support or assistance with this process. We are only able to provide assistance with the installation, configuration and use of our products as provided in accordance with our theme documentation.
Before customizing the style, you will need to extract the tar.gz archive of the color scheme you intend to customize.
Within the extracted folder, you will the following files and directories:
To customize Control cPanel Style, you will need to edit the file styles.css. It is recommended to add any custom styles to the end of the document, as this will make it easier to re-apply your custom styles when you upgrade to future versions.
After you have completed your customizations, you will need to re-archive the folder as a .tar.gz file – you can find a number of software packages to do this for you, or it can be done via the command line. If you want to change the name of the style, you should rename the folder before archiving.
You can then upload your edited cPanel style following the steps above.