What is an Addon Domain?
An addon domain allows a new domain name to link to a subdirectory of your account. The addon domain’s files will be stored in a subdirectory of your public_html folder. Creating an addon domain gives you the ability to control multiple domains from a single account.
To add an addon domain
- Enter the domain for the new addon domain into the New Domain Name field.
- Enter the main FTP username for the addon domain in the Subdomain/Ftp Username field.
- In the Document Root field, enter the directory that will contain the addon domain’s files.
- Enter the password for the addon domain into the Password field.
- Make sure you use a secure password.
- You can have cPanel generate a secure pasword for you using the Generate Password feature.
- Confirm the password in the Password (Again) field.
- Click Add Domain!
- To add files to the addon domain’s home directory, click the File Manager link.
- ALERT! Note: You can also access this addon domain’s home directory in the File Manager by clicking the link under Document Root.
To disable or enable redirection of an addon domain
- Click the Manage Redirection link corresponding to the addon domain you wish to manage.
- If you wish to redirect the domain, enter the link you would like to redirect the addon domain to in the available text field.
- Click Save.
- To disable the redirect, click Disable Redirection.
To remove an existing addon domain
- Click the Remove link corresponding to the addon domain you would like to remove.
- Confirm that you would like to remove the addon domain by clicking Yes.
- To keep the addon domain, click No.