Plesk License

Simplified Web-Ops and Web Hosting

  • Run your website, infrastructure, and business from one platform
  • 50% of the global top 100 hosting providers use Plesk
  • Compatible with all development platforms, tools and business services
  • Over 100 Plesk extensions, including Wordpress and Joomla!
  • Has features for everyone – from developers to digital agencies
  • The only control panel that works on Windows servers

Need Help Deciding?

    Plesk Web Admin Edition is for basic management of simple websites and your domains, without the extended tools and features.

    Plesk Web Pro Edition is for those who need the full flexibility to build, secure and run highly optimized and customized websites. Get all the features, including the full WordPress Toolkit, to mass-manage and automate your projects.

Why Plesk

Strongest site and server security

Broadest levels of security, across OS, network and apps, built into the Plesk hosting control panel core and enhanced through our class-leading partners.

Expandable with 100+ Extensions

Do more with integrations with Symantec, CloudLinux, Cloudflare, Atomicorp and more.

Centralized control panel

One Dashboard to manage multiple sites. Build websites, run updates, monitor performance, and onboard new customers from one place.

Ultimate Toolkit for WordPress sites

Install, update and remove instances, themes and plugins, plus built-in cloning, staging, syncing, security and backup/restore features.

Maximum compatibility

The only WebOps / hosting platform that is certified to run on all major virtualization & container platforms as well as the largest cloud platforms such as AWS, Google Cloud, Alibaba Cloud, Azure & Vultr.

Complete Flexibility and Control

Full root access via SSH on every Plesk-powered VPS and dedicated server so you can install any third party, open source, or customized application you need.

Plesk is built for...


DevOps made simple. Integrated platform with full development and deployment capabilities. Deploy code more frequently and effect changes on a minute-by-minute basis.


Just add code – Ready to code online development platform with a code editor and advanced site preview with support for dynamic sites.

Docker on demand – Access Redis, MongoDB, Memcached and more. Deploy and manage new software products from Docker containers.

Build it and ship it – Create multiple branches in a single repository, and automatically deploy from your local Git repository or remote service like GitHub, Bitbucket, Travis.

More features on tap – Content management systems, marketing services, SEO tools, Analytics extensions, or develop your own features using the Plesk Extensions SDK.


Secure every layer – Configurable security at different levels- Operating System, Network, Web Application and on Plesk.

Quick and easy – Pre-configured security settings available to get you up and running with just with one click.

Increase reliability, decrease vulnerability – Various authentication methods, anti-spam and anti-virus support, automatic updating tools, and vulnerability monitors.


Open for business – Billing, CRM and helpdesk tools and services like WHMCS, Clientexec, Ubersmith, Hostbill, Zendesk, Kayako and more.

Technical crew on standby – Intelligent maintenance features like Server Auto-Repair, Automatic Database Repair, and Log Browser to keep your website and business ticking.

Task scheduler – Schedule tasks to run and notifications to trigger on an intuitive interface.

Content Managers

Build and secure and run content projects of any size and complexity. Tweak your sites to look and perform as you want, or set it to autopilot and let Plesk decide what's best for you.


Choose your CMS flavor – WordPress, Joomla! or Drupal, all with online code editors, support for dynamic sites, easy collaboration with Designers, and full app isolation for managed services providers and hosters.

The Ultimate WordPress Toolkit – The only WordPress management and security tool you’ll need to mass-manage and secure your WordPress instances, plugins and themes.

WordPress staging made easy – Never make changes to a live site again. Clone your WordPress site and create a staging environment to experiment on new plugins, tweak your themes, or create custom code without risking the production site.

Achieve complex movements in simple steps – Migrate from one host to another, or synchronize changed data between multiple WordPress installations with ease.

Keep your developers happy – Supports and integrates with all the tools, services and platforms your developer would want.


1-Click is all it takes – Harden your WordPress site using the WordPress Toolkit security scanner. Check the items you wish to harden, click “Secure”, and you’re done.

No security expertise needed – WordPress Toolkit security scanner goes beyond the basics and implements the latest security recommendations and best practices from WP Codex and WP security experts.


Manage your clients – Manage all WordPress instances owned by your customers from a single point of entry.

Search engines welcome – Enable or disable search engine indexing at will.

Line of command – Easily access the WordPress command line interface for all your WordPress instances. Import a database, create a new user, update themes and plugins in a flash using WP-CLI.

Run your business – Multiple marketing, SEO, analytics and e-commerce Tool on the Plesk Extensions Catalog.

IT Admins

Simplified administration - Automate administration and management of thousands of virtual hosts on a single machine.

Web Servers

Set up, manage and run through a web-based interface – Administrate new websites, manage accounts, emails, limit CPU, RAM, and disk read/write bandwidth usage, and automate maintenance tasks through a simple web-based interface.

Unparalleled compatibility – Perfectly suited for customized network setups with support for webservers like Apache, NGINX and Litespeed and platforms including Debian, Ubuntu, CentOS, Red Hat Linux and CloudLinux.

Web server security – Broadest levels of supported server security – build in the core and additionally through 3rd parties (OS, Network, Application, Website) Atomicore ModSecurity Rules, CloudFlare Server Shield, Patchman, etc.


Network security – Defend against brute force and DDoS attacks with Fail2ban, Rootkit Detection,DDoS Protection, Firewall Managers and many more.

Real-time error log browser – Troubleshoot website issues by parsing web server logs in real-time, and filtering for specific errors, days, times, and IPs.

Upgraded security with Server Shield Plus – Add on the CloudFlare WAF (web application firewall) extension to stop threats before they reach the server, without additional hardware or software.


Role-based access – Customer administrators can specify application access based on user roles, enabling them to easily limit access to only those users who need it.

Authentication methods – There are several ways to add a second layer of security to your platform for everyone, including: Social Media Authentication, Google Authenticator, SAML Authentication, LDAP Integration, Clef Integration, or Active Directory Integration.

Digital Agencies

Your agency's big picture, in one place - Effortlessly manage all your customer accounts and provide the best tools to your development and content teams.

Complete agency solution

One view, one dashboard – One place to manage multiple servers, subscriptions and services.

Exceptional CMS platforms – Dashboard for a master view of all your Joomla!, Drupal and WordPress projects.

Cloud development environments – Industry-leading development environment with integrations to all major tools, services and platforms.

Customizable service offerings – Integrates with WHMCS and other white-label services to expand your service offering and stand out from the crowd.

Enabled account managers

Manage multiple customer servers from a single place – Create and manage customer accounts and hosting subscriptions in volume over multiple servers. Register, manage and remove nodes from one dashboard.

Manage subscriptions distributed across service nodes – Control hosting service subscriptions, and manage websites, mail and all other services from one control panel.

Offer and manage value-added services – Integrate WHMCS with Plesk Multi Server to offer and manage billing, accounts, support, automation and other provisioning tasks.

Happy developers, delighted content teams

Role-based permissions – Easily manage permissions for teams of all sizes and across multiple projects.

Advanced development feature set – Everything your development team will want, from essential support for Javascript Git, Docker, to advanced security and automation features, to out-of-the-box integration with business tools.

Robust CMS toolset – WordPress Toolkit with 1-click security and unparalleled features like staging, syncing, cloning and migrating.

Add to your server

Software Requirements

  • Debian 7 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Debian 8 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Ubuntu 12.04 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Ubuntu 14.04 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • CentOS 5.x (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • CentOS 6.x (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • CentOS 7 (64-bit)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.x (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.x (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (64-bit)
  • CloudLinux 5.x (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • CloudLinux 6.x (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • CloudLinux 7.x (64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2008 SP2 (32-bit and 64-bit, Standard, Enterprise, Datacenter editions), including Server Core installations
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 (64-bit, Standard, Enterprise, Datacenter editions, and Windows Web Server), including Server Core installations
  • Windows Server 2012 (64-bit, Standard, Foundation, and Datacenter editions), including Server Core installations
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 (64-bit, Standard, Datacenter, and Essentials editions), including Server Core installations
  • Mozilla Firefox (latest) for Windows and Mac OS
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer® 9.x for Windows (limited support)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer® 10.x for Windows
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer® 11.x for Windows
  • Microsoft Edge® for Windows 10
  • Apple Safari (latest) for Mac OS
  • Google Chrome (latest) for Windows and Mac OS
  • Default browser (Safari) on iOS 8
  • Default browser on Android 4.x
  • Default browser (IE) on Windows Phone 8

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