A Control Panel is a tool used to control the content of a hosting account. This includes, but is not limited to, files, emails, databases, statistics and various operations executed with them. The CP provides a web-based interface to control these things and everything else related to the website hosting service through different sections in which you can access features through buttons and/or menus. The simpler to use a Control Panel is, the simpler it shall be for you to control your world-wide web presence in general. In the standard case, the Control Panel is the Internet hosting account’s back office, while an independent billing account is used to handle payments and domain name registrations - if the company provides this particular service. Trouble tickets can be addressed from the billing account or via a different system.