How to create Addon Domain in cPanel

What is an addon domain?

An addon domain is a fully functional domain that will work out of a folder in your hosting account.


You cannot create an addon domain if your DNS has not proprograted to the server. So after change the sites DNS you will need to wait 18-72 hours before attempting to create your addon domain. 

How do I create an addon domain?

Please refer to the below on how to create an addon domain.

1) Login to cPanel

2) Click on Domains under main Domains tab 

3) Click on "Create A New Domain

4) If you wish to create domain alias (the website content to be same as the main domain) then select on the option "Share document root" .

For creating add on domain, then Unselect on "Share document root " and fill in the details for the add on domain and Specify the directory where you want the files for this domain to exist.

5) Finally click on Submit


Please unselect the option for "Share document root" for creating add on domain . If the user select on this option, then the domain created shall be resulted in alias domain (where it shall be sharing the same attribute of the main domain) 

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