A control panel is a web-based graphic interface that permits you to manage numerous aspects of your Internet hosting service. A few examples of things you'll be able to do through this type of an instrument are file and email management, DNS records editing, URL forwarding, and many others. Since you'll find many control panel brands, the services that you can control are also different and can also depend on the features that the internet hosting company provides. For example, you may have a particular option in one control panel and not in another, or it may take more steps to do a specific task. Such an instrument gives you the opportunity to use a point-and-click interface rather than entering commands with complex syntax inside a command line. Although some users would prefer the latter option, the majority of users appreciate the easier level of administration that a control panel can give.