Effortless Code Deployment: Connecting cPanel to GitHub for Seamless Website Updates"

 Tuesday, January 23, 2024

In the fast-paced world of web development, efficient code deployment is paramount. Integrating cPanel with GitHub provides a streamlined process for automatically deploying website code, ensuring your online presence stays current and secure. This comprehensive guide walks you through the step-by-step process of connecting cPanel to GitHub, empowering you to effortlessly manage and deploy your website's code.


A- Prerequisites

    - A cPanel hosting account.

    - A GitHub account.

    - Git installed on your local machine.


B- Steps

1. Create a GitHub Repository:

    - Log in to GitHub and create a new repository for your website code.


2. Locate cPanel Git Version Control:

    - Log in to your cPanel account.

    - Navigate to the "Git™ Version Control" option.


3. Create a Git Repository in cPanel:

    - In cPanel's Git Version Control, create a new repository, specifying the directory for your website code.


4. Copy Repository URL:

    - Copy the repository URL from cPanel.


5. Clone GitHub Repository Locally:

    - Open a terminal on your local machine.

    - Use the git clone command to clone your GitHub repository:


    " git clone https://github.com/yourusername/yourrepository.git "


6. Configure Git Remote for cPanel Repository:

    - Navigate to the local repository.

    - Add the cPanel repository as a remote:


    " git remote add cpanel https://[email protected]:2083/cpsess########/git/yourrepository.git "


    - Replace placeholders with your cPanel username, domain, and repository name.


7. Push Code to cPanel Repository:

    - Push your local code to the cPanel repository:


    " git push cpanel master "


    - Enter your cPanel password when prompted.


8. Set up Webhooks (Optional):

    - In your GitHub repository, set up webhooks for automatic updates.


9. Automatic Deployment (Optional):

    - Explore cPanel's deployment options for automatic updates upon GitHub repository changes.



   By connecting cPanel to GitHub, you've established a robust deployment pipeline, simplifying the process of updating your website code. This integration ensures that your website is always in sync with the latest developments, fostering efficiency and security in your web development endeavors. Effortless code deployment is a key component of a modern development workflow, and with this guide, you're well-equipped to keep your online presence up-to-date with ease.