How To Integrate WHMCS Website Hosting Software To WordPress

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WHMCS is one of the best hosting automation software. This platform provides you the innumerable amount of options to make a hosting provider site. WHMCS web hosting not only allows you to manage your clients and provide an interactive user interface, it also helps you to manage the payments.

In this post, we are going to see the benefits of using the WordPress theme with WHMCS and how to integrate WHMCS into the WordPress.

Benefits of WHMCs Web Hosting

WHMCS is more or less equal to the CMS system for the hosting providers. It is a one stop solution for the hosting resellers. You can manage your clients, answer support tickets, organize the billing effectively and there are lot more. Following are the some of the unique features and benefits you get from the WHMCS web hosting software.

User-Friendly & Customizable

Even people without coding or technical knowledge can handle the WHMC dashboard easily. It is almost like you login to your WordPress admin dashboard. In the dashboard, you have the complete overview of the orders, requests and the pending tickets to be answered.

Since it is a one-stop solution for all the website server functions and needs, you have a plethora of options. If you are not interested in any of these services, you can easily remove it. You also have the option to customize the dashboard in the way you want.

Billing and Automation

Billing and automation are one of the strong points of the WHMCS web hosting software. Of course, there are other better marketing and billing automation tools but none of them are dedicatedly optimized for the hosting company preferences.

You also get plenty of options to receive payments. One of the biggest challenges today’s online businesses facing is the payment options. The payment and the billing cycle should be as simple as possible, WHMCS web hosting platform gives you this benefit. With WHMCS you can

  • Bill and invoice your customers in multiple different currencies
  • Add Sales Tax and EU VAT, multiple levels of taxation and inclusive taxing
  • Create promo codes & coupons with criteria and fixed or percentage based discounts
  • Support for fixed day billing and proration of upgrades
  • Offer products with one time or recurring charges up to every 3 years
  • Process refunds directly from invoices and automate payment dispute handling
  • Apply fixed or percentage based late and overdue fees
  • Accept offline payments such as Check and Mail in Payments too

Customer Support

WHMCS web hosting software also allows you provide support to your customers. The customer can raise tickets and register their complaints.You also get chat support feature in this platform. You can manage and assign tickets to the available agents. To automate the process customer support process and bring the most important issues to the top setup escalation rules and enforce SLAs.

Wide Range of Integration Support

Being an industry leader WHMCS provides you wide range of options to integrate other famous services with it. You can integrate services like

  • cPanel, Weebly, and many more famous web hosting services
  • Symantec, cloudflare, rapidSSl, and other such famous website security feature provider
  • For domain registration and other domain management, you can integrate with Enom, NameCheap, and Nominet
  • Stripe, Skrill, PayPal and other famous payment gateway options.

cPanel Web Hosting

cPanel is the most famous web hosting control panel. It is flexible and easy to use. You can integrate cPanel to the WHMCS. With WHMCS you can give a unique look to your cPannel, WHMCS is flexible and developer friendly, it provides you well-documented support for integrating cPanel with the WHMCS.

You get the following features in the WHMCS cPanel dashboard.

  • Automated cPanel Account Creation
  • cPanel/WHM Account Importer
  • Automatic Suspension & Reactivation
  • Integrated Disk & Bandwidth Usage Reporting
  • Remote Password Resets
  • Automatic Signin/Transfer
  • Integrated billing and support links inside of cPanel
  • Streamlined and unified hosting experience
  • Easier access to billing and support resources for customers
  • cPanel OpenID Integration

Integrate WHMCS To The WordPress

WHMCS can be added to the WordPress easily using the WHMCS bridge plugin by iPlugin. It is a freemium type plugin. In the free version, you can bridge WHMCS to the WordPress for more advanced features like single sign-on, multi-lingual WHMCS support and support for WHMCS market connect.

Login to your WordPress dashboard, install the WHMCS bridge plugin and activate it in your WordPress. Next move to the WHMCS bridge plugin settings. Here you need to add your WHMCS account URL and click save settings.

After your WHMCS account is synced to the WordPress, click the “Help” tab at the top of the settings page. Here you will get the WHMC bridge page which your user will see. Click the link to have a look at the page, the URL of the page is customizable.

Using WHMCS WordPress Theme

When you get the WHMCS WordPress theme you get all the primary integrations done for you. Plus you get all the other premium WordPress plugins to help you create and maintain a hosting website easily by yourself.

Zipprich is such a WHMCS WordPress theme designed and developed exclusively for the Hosting companies. So you get all the necessary features and supports you would normally need in a hosting website. WHMCS also comes with Visual Composer page builder plugin. It is a premium plugin pre-bundled with the theme to help you create web pages easily with the drag and drop features.

Zipprich also comes with the WooCommerce plugin integrated with it. You can set up and maintain online store easily. When you combine the power of online selling with the hosting automation you can save lots of your time. As always like all other themes from VictorThemes, the Zipprich is also developed after doing a complete market research, so you get all the premium features readily available for you in the Zipprich theme.

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