The webinar introducing SiteGround New Client Area and Site Tools was showcasing a
very clean but yet powerful user interface with all the information you may need. I was eager to see what it has to offer compare to AWStats…
Site Tools’ left column acts as a navigation bar which holds all tools, grouped by themes. The former Files and Databases sections of cPanel are now under a single theme, namely Site. There were 13 tools available in cPanel. Are they still available in Site Tools?
Site Tools’ left column acts as a navigation bar which holds all tools, grouped by themes. The first item in the navigation bar is the Dashboard. Although it holds no tool, it is supposed to give access to different elements of the site's functionality. Does it?
As revealed in this mini-series, the proclaimed
plenty of new tools turn out to be the exact opposite. Without deluding myself about it, let me try to find (at least) one of the three FREE backup solutions that were available before the switch.
Third time lucky! There is no doubt (this time); after fifteen months, the long awaited and dreaded shift to SiteGround new control panel is finally here. The decisive moment is scheduled for Tuesday, January 12, 2021.
I wish I could quote Jean-Jacques Rousseau –
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet. However, six months after SiteGround announced their New Client Area and Site Tools, I am afraid that I can’t tell if the fruit is sweet. Why? Read on to discover how the story continues.
We are fighting for the same thing! As revealed by the upvotes received, my concern with the loss of two free backup solutions by SiteGround was shared by many. Check out my moment of glory!
The secret of change is to focus all your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new. – Socrates. Nice, but what to expect in a world where quality is sacrificed over simplicity? If the new comes down to "quick and easy", is change a good thing?
Continuation and ending of this roller coaster of a ticket: after frustration, disillusion and disappointed hopes, I could finally start to see the denouement. Being back to where everything started, with no progress having been made, was a great relief – but not quite satisfactory.
After struggling with three ineffectual Gurus, I thought this ticket could not get worse. Guru S was about to prove me wrong. By bringing some modifications on his own initiative, he wreaked havoc on an already hopeless situation. This ticket was a goner for sure…