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To create an addon domain using the Best Web Hosting Control Panel (cPanel):

  1. Enter the domain for the new addon domain in the New Domain Name field. Enter the directory that will contain the addon domain’s files in the Document Root field.

    • Note: When you enter the domain name, Best Web Hosting Control Panel (cPanel) automatically populates the Subdomain/FTP Username field. If you are creating multiple addons with similar domain names that differ only in
      domain name extensions, be sure to manually enter a unique username into the Subdomain/FTP Username field.

  2. Enter the password for the addon domain into the Password field.Confirm the password in the Password (Again) field.

    • Make sure you use a secure password.

    • You can have Best Web Hosting Control Panel (cPanel) generate a secure pasword for you using the Generate Password feature.

  3. Click Add Domain

    • When you create an addon domain in the Best Web Hosting Control Panel (cPanel) interface, Best Web Hosting Control Panel (cPanel) automatically creates a subdomain. If you alter or delete the subdomain after it has been created, you may affect or delete the information displayed in the addon domain’s website.

  4. To add files to the addon domain’s home directory, click the File Manager link.

    • Note: To access this addon domain’s home directory in the File Manager, click the link under Document Root.

Note: Web statistics for the addon domain will be found under the subdomain’s URL in the statistics application.

Modify Addon Domains

To modify the document root for an addon domain:

  1. Click the notepad icon corresponding to the addon domain that you wish to manage.

  2. Enter the new file path that you would like to use as the document root in the available text box.

  3. Click Change.

Enable or disable addon domain redirection

To disable or enable redirection of an addon domain:

  1. Click the Manage Redirection link which corresponds to the addon domain that you wish to manage.

  2. If you wish to redirect the domain, enter the link that you wish to redirect the addon domain to in the available text box.

  3. Click Save.

    • To disable the redirect, click Disable Redirection.

Remove an addon domain

To remove an existing addon domain:

  1. Click the Remove link which corresponds to the addon domain that you would like to remove.

  2. to confirm that you wish to remove the addon domain, click Yes.

  3. To keep the addon domain, click No.

Email Accounts in Addon Domains

Email accounts can be created for addon domains.

When you remove the addon domain, email accounts that are associated with the addon domain will no longer appear in the Best Web Hosting Control Panel (cPanel) interface. However, the contents for this email account still exist in the mail folder of the user’s home directory: home/username/mail

  • If the domain is added back to the same account as the primary domain, an addon domain, or a parked domain, the email accounts will reappear in the Best Web Hosting Control Panel (cPanel) interface.

Search Addon Domains

To search the list of addon domains:

  1. Enter the search criteria into the Search box.

  2. Click Go.

Results which match your search criteria will populate the list.

Addon vs. Parked Domains

Addon Domains

Parked Domains

Main domain appears in the address bar

Yes

No

Apache directive used

VirtualHost

ServerAlias

Separate logs

Yes

No

Separate stats

Yes

No

Treated as a subdomain (other than URL)

Yes

No

Ideal for multiple domains that share the same address

No

Yes