The new stable release has the option of cpanel branding. After updating cpanel , the default cpanel image is broken and even if I
upload an image to the cpanelbranding folder that is also broken. Any one else tried this?
If you are talking about 'BlueLagoon', the very first thing that appears at the top of the frame is the buttons for 'Home' etc. There is nothing above these buttons.
When I enabled branding on the new stable release 97, it gave me a few paragraphs of text, including how to use BlueLagoon as an example. I tried it, but see neither my image (cp.gif) nor any cpanel image at the top of the BlueLagoon display.
I noticed that the 'branding' option also created folders in my reseller account for 'default' and 'iconic'. I threw the image into these folders as well, but nothing changed onscreen for these themes -- they still show the cpanel logo as before.
Well, the way branding works (or is supposed to) is that it gets the files from /home/username. Since there is no /home/root, it would not work this way. I guess they figure root would be able to clone a theme and brand it themselves.
Well, there were 12 updates Saturday... 1 Sunday... none today... How long will he have to wait?
Has anyone thought of a workaround?
I almost thought of making a module for it... but by the time I finish, it will be fixed!
I did nothing to play with our branding but now the CPanel logo is showing as a broken image in our clients cpanel. Tonight, I decided to play with it, but I get the following message (as Neil pointed out)
I don't know why DarkOrb insists on bringing out broken features, but this is another one of them. Due to the way the coding is done, the "Branding" feature requires a lot more work before it will work properly.
Best bet for now is to ignore it and change the file mentioned above by jmc67. You don't have to remove anything though, just re-arrange the Comment code.
Use Vi or Pico and change this file:
Well, this functionality is kinda there already....
I was hoping CPanel would have a nice innovative new way, but here's what you can do.
And in logo.txt, have <img src=http://domain.com/logo.gif>
Or, you can put plain text (in html).
Just make sure to use the full path (with the http://) because otherwise it will try to call it from the /frontend/ directory
Actually, that msg. is correct. Due to the way WHM/Cpanel is setup there are basically, two kinds of accounts; Reseller & Client. Only Reseller accounts have the option to do Branding and thus, will only be available from within a Reseller WHM.
Your welcome, Tom. I'm presuming it's a built-in security feature.
Just as one should always log into the Server under a Shell account and then switch to root, not having accounts owned by 'root', but a Reseller instead, also gives one more level of security. Once the Reseller account is setup for your own Clients and/or your own use, it's pretty easy to maintain after that.
Also makes it easy when providing anonymous Reseller packages.