How to Create a Demo cPanel Account

Last modified: January 21, 2021


This document explains how to create and delete a demo account. These accounts allow users, such as potential customers, to navigate the features of cPanel & WHM. The users will not be able to make changes to any files or settings.

How to create a demo account

To create a new demo account, perform the following steps:

  1. Log in to WHM.
  2. Navigate to WHM’s Create a New Account interface (WHM » Home » Account Functions » Create a New Account).
  3. Enter a domain name in the Domain text box.
  4. The Username text box will auto-populate or you can create a custom username.
  5. Create a custom password or use the Password Generator feature.
  6. Enter a contact email address in the Email text box.
  7. Click Create to use default settings, or choose any desired settings.
  8. Navigate to WHM’s Manage Demo Mode interface (WHM » Home » Account Functions » Manage Demo Mode).
  9. Select the account that you created.
  10. Click Modify.
  11. Click Enable.

How to delete a demo account

To delete a demo account, perform the following steps:

  1. Navigate to WHM’s Terminate Accounts interface (WHM » Home » Account Functions » Terminate Accounts).
  2. Select the demo account that you wish to delete.
  3. Click Remove.

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