cPanel vs WordPress: What are the differences?
What is cPanel? Create an exceptional hosting experience. It is an industry leading hosting platform with world-class support. It is globally empowering hosting providers through fully-automated point-and-click hosting platform by hosting-centric professionals.
What is WordPress? A semantic personal publishing platform with a focus on aesthetics, web standards, and usability. The core software is built by hundreds of community volunteers, and when you’re ready for more there are thousands of plugins and themes available to transform your site into almost anything you can imagine. Over 60 million people have chosen WordPress to power the place on the web they call “home” — we’d love you to join the family.
cPanel can be classified as a tool in the "Server Configuration and Automation" category, while WordPress is grouped under "Self-Hosted Blogging / CMS".
WordPress is an open source tool with 12.7K GitHub stars and 7.78K GitHub forks. Here's a link to WordPress's open source repository on GitHub.
According to the StackShare community, WordPress has a broader approval, being mentioned in 6328 company stacks & 6517 developers stacks; compared to cPanel, which is listed in 16 company stacks and 13 developer stacks.
So many choices for CMSs these days. So then what do you choose if speed, security and customization are key? Headless for one. Consuming your own APIs for content is absolute key. It makes designing pages in the front-end a breeze. Leaving Ghost and Cockpit. If I then looked at the footprint and impact on server load, Cockpit definitely wins that battle.
10 Years ago I have started to check more about the online sphere and I have decided to make a website. There were a few CMS available at that time like WordPress or Joomla that you can use to have your website. At that point, I have decided to use WordPress as it was the easiest and I am glad I have made a good decision. Now WordPress is the most used CMS. Later I have created also a site about WordPress: https://www.wpdoze.com