A Control Panel is a web-based interface using which you can handle numerous aspects of your web presence. For instance, you could set up or modify site files, create and check email messages, control databases, check visitor statistics etc. These things are carried out via buttons and menus within a browser and the Control Panel may also be called ‘back office’, i.e. the administration area associated with your web hosting account. Most of the Control Panels these days will enable you to handle all hosting-related matters, but you will normally need a different system to control payments or to get a new domain name when the company offers domain registrations. Based on the platform they use, you can be able to use the billing account to open a support ticket to ask a question or to resolve a problem also, or you may have to employ a third system.