Release Notes for the cPanel & WHM Integration Plugin for Parallels Presence Builder 12 Standalone

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2016-11-16 13:07:18 UTC

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Release Notes for the cPanel & WHM Integration Plugin for Parallels Presence Builder 12 Standalone

Applicable to:

  • Web Presence Builder for Linux

Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Software Requirements and Prerequisites
  3. Notes on Installation
  4. Known Problems and Limitations

1. Introduction

This document is intended for hosting service providers who want to complement cPanel & WHM-based hosting offerings by Parallels Presence Builder - a powerful and user-friendly website design tool. Presence Builder can be integrated with cPanel & WHM by means of a utility which is available at the Parallels site. The utility does the following:

  • Installs a cPanel & WHM plugin which operates Presence Builder installations by means of the API.
  • Adds the Presence Builder option to all existing feature lists and packages. This enables all user accounts to have access to the editor: the Presence Builder button becomes available in cPanel > Home > Software/Services group.

2. What's New

Legend:

[+] new feature

[*] functionality improvement

[-] bug resolved

cPanel & WHM Integration Plugin 1.3.0

  1. [+] The new "Paper Lantern" theme was added to ensure the support of the latest versions of cPanel.

cPanel & WHM Integration Plugin 1.2.0

  1. [*] Security improvements.

  2. [-] Users of cPanel & WHM 11.40 could not publish websites. They encountered the "Authorization failed" error.

cPanel & WHM Integration Plugin 1.1.1

  1. [-] Installation of the cPanel plugin failed with the "Permission denied" error.

cPanel & WHM Integration Plugin 1.1

  1. [+] Limitation of the number of sites that users can create . Now providers and resellers can set limits on the number of sites that users can create in Presence Builder. Limits can be set for hosting packages and for individual user accounts.

  2. [+] Localization support . The user interface screens of the integration plugin are now displayed in cPanel and WHM in the user's language if that language is supported by Presence Builder. The following languages are supported: American English, British English, Brazilian Portuguese, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Russian, simplified Chinese, traditional Chinese, and Spanish.

  3. [*] Resellers can no longer change Standalone connection settings in WHM and view user accounts that do not belong to them.

3. Software Requirements and Prerequisites

The plugin is compatible with Presence Builder Standalone 12.0.

Before running the integration utility, you need to do the following:

  1. Configure the cPanel & WHM installation to ensure that it is compatible with Presence Builder and with the cPanel & WHM plugin.
  2. Install Presence Builder on a separate server and configure it as described in Presence Builder 12.0 Standalone: Installation and Administration Guide .

    Important: Do not install Presence Builder Standalone on the same server where cPanel is installed.

This version of the plugin is compatible with Presence Builder Standalone 12.0.

The cPanel & WHM plugin requires that the following components be installed on the server where sites will be hosted:

  • cPanel & WHM 64.0.29 with the 'Paper Lantern' theme. The plugin cannot work with themes other than 'Paper Lantern'.
  • PHP 5.2.x or later.
  • The cURL PHP extension.

Installation of the cPanel & WHM plugin requires superuser privileges.

Presence Builder Standalone requires that the following components be installed on the cPanel & WHM server:

  • PHP 5.2.x or later.
  • ionCube Loader 3.1.15 or later.
  • PHP extensions: dom, mbstring, zlib, and gd.

For information about how to configure cPanel & WHM to meet these requirements, refer to the document Integrating Presence Builder with cPanel & WHM at http://download.plesk.com/WPB/Doc/12.0/en-US/pdf/integrating-presence-builder-12.0-with-cpanel.pdf .

3. Notes on Installation

For information and instructions on how to obtain and install Parallels Presence Builder 12 Standalone, refer to the Installation and Administration Guide located at http://download.plesk.com/WPB/Doc/12.0/en-US/pdf/presence-builder-12.0-standalone-installation-administration-guide.pdf .

For information about how to obtain, install, and upgrade the cPanel & WHM integration utility, refer to the document Integrating Presence Builder with cPanel & WHM at http://download.plesk.com/WPB/Doc/12.0/en-US/pdf/integrating-presence-builder-12.0-with-cpanel.pdf .

If you already have an earlier version of the cPanel & WHM plugin installed, you can easily update it by running the latest version of the installation script.

4. Known Problems and Limitations

The integration plugin works only with the 'Paper Lantern' cPanel theme.

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