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VPS & Dedicated Hosting: Troubleshooting Broken cPanel Themes


The Bluehost cPanel theme will not work correctly on sub-cpanels - accounts created directly through WHM. This article will explain how to change the theme.

Changing the Theme

  1. Log in to the WHM by going to yourdomain.com/whm in a browser. Replace yourdomain.com with your domain.
  2. Once you get to the login page, enter your username and password.
    • Username will be root.
    • Password will be the root password for your server.
      The WHM Login Page
  3. If this is your first time logging into the WHM, you may see a page titled Feature Showcase. Click on Exit to WHM at the bottom of the page.
    Feature Showcase
  4. Go To the Account Functions section.
  5. Select Modify An Account.
    WHM Modify An Account
  6. Choose the account in question, then change the theme to Jupiter.
    WHM Modify An Account
  7. When prompted, choose to Keep this account on package default (not recommended). (It is recommended this time.)

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You may also refer to our Knowledge Base articles to help answer common questions and guide you through various setup, configuration, and troubleshooting steps.

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