How do I create an addon domain?

  1. Login to cPanel.
  2. Locate and click on the "Addon Domains" icon under the "Domains" category.

  3. Open the Addon Domain page from within cPanel.

  4. Enter the required information:
    • New Domain Name - The domain name you are addin to your account.
    • Subdomain/FTP Username - Create a login name for the new domain.
    • Document Root - Folder within the master domain's root directory to hold files for the new domain.
    • Password - Password for the user defined above.
    • Password (Again) - Confirm the password.

  5. Enter the information for the new addon domain.

  6. Click the "Add Domain" button to create the addon domain.
Note: This will only work if the addon domain's DNS servers are set to the same as the master domain's.

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