Plesk And Its Features

Plesk is a comprehensive control panel that can be used for a website hosting platform. Plesk brings everything you need. Plesk makes it easy for you to manage many aspects of your web hosting. The tools provide the features common to any control panel, along with some additional options. Plesk has a user-friendly graphical interface that brings all the necessary features for managing your web server into an interface that’s simple and intuitive.

You can schedule regular backups for your website and files, manage any databases that are part of your website, and monitor which parts of your website are using the most disk space. You can manage your domains, and add new domains and subdomains to your account. You can create new email addresses, monitor your inbox, and remove inactive email addresses. You can add and organize your website’s files within the control panel.


Features For Everyone

Add domains and subdomains and move them between subscriptions. Configure DNS and DNSSEC. Secure all your domains with the new SSL It! extension.

Horde & RoundCube webmail on Plesk for Linux / Windows. Automatically set up Outlook & Thunderbird clients with mail auto-discover plus SNI support.

Move databases between subscriptions and find out which database is linked to which website. Now with MariaDB as the database server for customer websites.

You can become more productive than ever before with the all-improved File Manager – Now including additional mass uploading and file search abilities.

Application Catalog
Customize your personal control panel and add even more value to Plesk, using a wide variety of third-party applications in the Plesk Application Catalog.

Schedule incremental backups. Easily restore site/database changes with minimum free space using remote storage like S3, GDrive, OneDrive & more.

Extension Catalog
Mix and match 100s of power extensions, from security to backup to developer tools. Install add-ons like SpeedKit, ImunifyAV, KernelCare or WordPress Toolkit.

Mobile Apps
Want Plesk in your pocket when you’re on the go? Manage your business and servers wherever you are with Plesk Mobile.

Website Builder
Create fully responsive websites, online stores, and blogs with your choice of sitebuilders

Multi-Language Support
With partners and customers scattered all over the world, Plesk is available in 32 languages

Self-Repair Tools
Self-repair functions are built into Plesk to handle technical issues without support. Keep tabs on server health with Advanced Monitoring, plus Grafana charting.

Server security in the Plesk core and 3rd parties: OS, network, app, site. WebApp Firewall (ModSecurity) & Brute Force Protection (fail2ban) active out the box.

Features For IT Administrator and Web Hosters

User Accounts
Create individual user accounts with their own login credentials. Define User Roles and Subscriptions for each user or user group.

User Roles 
Enable and disable functionality & icons for individual users. Give different levels of access to different users on the same Subscription level.

Create a Subscription, with a defined set of resources and services associated with a Service Plan, and give users access as defined by the User Role.

Service Plans
Create a service plan (hosting or reseller) that defines the allocation of your resources, such as how much disk space, bandwidth, and other features are offered to your customer.

Mail Server Support
By default, the Postfix mail server and Courier IMAP are installed on Plesk for Linux, and MailEnable on Plesk for Windows.

DKIM, SPF, and DMARC Protection
Plesk supports DKIM, SPF, SRS, DMARC for validation of mail messages identity.

Supported Operating Systems
The latest version of Plesk for Linux/Unix supports multiple platforms including Debian, Ubuntu, CentOS, Red Hat Linux and CloudLinux

Supported Virtualization
The following virtualization platforms are supported.

Database Management
Scan, Repair, Report, Fix supported databases.

System Resource Usage Limits
Limit the amount of system resources (CPU, RAM, Disk I/O) that can be used by a particular subscription.

PCI DSS Compliance out of the box
Secure your server and achieve compliance with PCI DSS on a Linux server.

Task Scheduling
Configure the time and date to run specific commands or tasks.

System Updates
Update any system packages present on the server either manually or automatically without having to open the console.

Plesk Migrator
Migrations without the need to use the command line. Supported sources: cPanel, Confixx, DirectAdmin and more.

Features For Developers

Ready to Code Environment
Ready to code environment with PHP, Javascript, Perl, Ruby, Python, JavaScript, .NET, and Node.js support

Use NGINX as a reverse proxy or standalone to scale up the number of PHP processes as demand increases.

Git Integration
Easy deployment of your websites by either pushing it to a local or by pulling from a remote one Git repo.

HTTP/2 Support!
Take advantage of the speed of HTTP/2!

Ruby Support
Quickly and easily deploy Ruby apps on your domains.

Node.js Support
Add Node.js applications to your websites with just a few clicks, install NPM packages, run scripts, edit the configuration files.

Docker Support
Deploy and manage Docker containers locally and remotely.

DNSSEC Support
Sign and unsign domain zones according to the DNSSEC specifications.

Command Line Interface

Perform operations on Plesk objects from the command line.

The XML API protocol is designed to support interaction between Plesk and third-party software remotely.

Customize your Plesk environment with a software development kit (SDK).

PHP Management
Plesk provides full support for the PHP scripting language, including support for multiple PHP versions and handler types out of the box.

Cloud Backup
Cloud Backup to AWS S3, Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox.

Event handlers
Configure notifications to trigger based on specific events.

Plesk Advisor
Turn on SSL and HTTP/2 for all your websites at one click with Plesk Security Advisor.

Supported Cloud Platforms
Plesk Onyx is available on AWS (incl. AWS Lightsail), Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, Alibaba, Vultr.

Features For Web Designers And Digital Agencies

Developer Dashboard
Dashboard for a master view of all your WordPress and Joomla! sites.

Enhance the performance of your WordPress sites with NGINX caching.

Server Health Monitor
Health Monitor helps you keep your Plesk installation running smoothly by keeping track of the system resources’ usage on the server.

View reports on resource usage by your resellers, customers, and websites.

Dev Environments
Ready-to-code online development platform with a code editor and advanced site preview with support for dynamic sites.

Easy Monitoring
Parse web server logs and display relevant warnings and error messages in the Plesk interface.

WP Toolkit
Mass-manage, secure, and automate your WordPress instances, plugins and themes. Simple staging, cloning, updating, caching, backup and more.

Joomla! Toolkit
Mass-manage and one-click security for your Joomla! instances, extensions and templates.

Customizable skins are available. You can easily create your own skins, and re-brand the UI to your needs!