cPanel API email management

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Project Description

I'm looking for a PHP dev to integrate with the cPanel API to manage cPanel-created email addresses and forwards.

IT SHOULD NOT USE PAGE SCRAPING which has been commonplace in the past for cPanel. It must use the API. If you use the classes below, it should be even easier. I think it would be best.

It's well documented so should be straightforward. It's just bringing it all together into a class.

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Someone has also created some PHP classes to connect with the API. Probably makes sense to use this. I'd have preferred to use json but happy if this is easy enough.

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I require an email class to be written for my specific purposes, and all the necessary HTML forms created to create a completely functional email management platform.

Functionality required.

1. List all email addresses on the system


a)email address

b) usage/quota (19 / 100 MB (or ∞)) - also show bar underneath with indication of usage

for each have links to

a) change password

b) change quota

c) delete (with confirmation)

d) configure email client (not sure if the API offers up the information to create the settings for each client)

e) manage autoresponder

For change password page, use a jQuery password strength indicator such as

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I don't mind if change password & change quota are done on-page however if they are, they should use standard jQuery AJAX calls. Also happy if you want to use separate forms for change quota and change password for now.

Manage autoresponder should be a standalone form for each email address.

cPanel allows the following tags to be used. I can just list these above the form.

%subject% - The subject of the message sent to the auto responder.

%from% - The name of the sender of the message received by the auto responder, if available.

%email% - The incoming email sender's address.

Then they need to select

Interval: hours

Email: @



HTML: (Checkbox) This message contains HTML.


Start: (Checkbox) Immediately (Checkbox) Custom

Stop: (Checkbox) Never (Checkbox) Custom

2. Create Email Address inc

email prefix (username)

domain (there may be multiple parked domains)


password confirmation

password strength indicator as above


3. List all email forwards on the system. List in table.

It should only list email addresses that forward to other email addresses. Not those that discard, forward to a system account or pipe to a program. These should be ignored.

In the table have the 3 columns of data

Address | to | Forward To

plus for each have the delete link (with confirmation)

4. Add forwarder

email prefix (username)

domain (there may be multiple parked domains)

forward to email address

These above are the forms and functions required. An email class should be written with the following methods:












I don't think I've missed anything out.

Stage 1 will be to deliver the email class. Stage 2 will deliver the html forms.

Any problems / questions, just let me know.

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