This procedure requires the following:
- WHM access.
Login to the webhosting account.
Note: This procedure is for Bluehost. While other web hosts could have a different user interface, the actual steps will likely be the same or similar.
Navigate to Hosting > Performance > Access Management.
Click Password Generator.
Highlight the password and copy it to your clipboard (Ctrl+C). Click Paste.
Open a new browser tab (Ctrl+T) and login to the WHM account with the username
root and the password
********** you just generated (Ctrl+V). Click Login.
Scroll to the bottom of the Feature Showcase page and click Exit to WHM.
In the left navigation bar, scroll to the cPanel section and click Upgrade to Latest Version.
8.a To immediately upgrade to the currently selected release tier, click the Click to Upgrade button. Skip to this step >
8.b To review/change the release tier, Click Update Settings.
Select the tier you want to be upgrading to. Click Save at the bottom.
To upgrade immediately, click here in the green notice. Then, click Click to Update button.
Wait for the upgrade to finish.
Note: Please be patient! It may take several minutes for the cPanel to upgrade. Also, once upgraded, the browser window might close on its own, so don’t be surprised! Simply login to WHM again in order to complete the upgrade.
2020/03/09 – First version released.