Search addon domains
To search the list of addon domains, perform the following steps:
- Enter the search criteria into the Search box.
- Click Go.
The interface lists results that match your search criteria.
Modify Addon Domain
Modify the document root for an addon domain
To modify the document root for an addon domain, perform the following steps:
- Click the edit icon ( ) for the addon domain that you wish to manage under the Document Root column.
Enter the new file path to the addon domain's document root in the available text box.
Note:You cannot use the following directories as a document root:Click here to expand...
- The account's home directory itself ( / )
- Directories outside of the account's home directory ( ./ and ../ )
- Click Change.
Enable or disable addon domain redirection
To disable or enable redirection of an addon domain, perform the following steps:
- Click Manage Redirection for the addon domain that you wish to manage.
- To redirect the domain, enter the link to which you wish to redirect the addon domain.
- Click Save, or, to disable the redirection, click Disable Redirection.
Remove an addon domain
To remove an addon domain, perform the following steps:
- Click Remove for the addon domain that you wish to remove.
- Click Yes.
Email accounts in addon domains
To create an email account on an addon domain, use cPanel's Email Accounts interface (cPanel >> Home >> Email >> Email Accounts).
To delete or migrate the contents of email accounts of an addon domain, read our How to Migrate the Contents of Email Accounts in Addon Domains documentation.
Addon and alias domains
|Characteristic||Addon domains||Alias domains|
|The main domain appears in the address bar.||Yes||No|
|The domain uses the following Apache directive:||VirtualHost||ServerAlias|
|The domain uses separate logs.||Yes||No|
|The domain uses separate stats.||Yes||No|
|The system treats the domain as a subdomain (other than the URL).||Yes||No|
|This type of domain is ideal for multiple domains that share the same address.||No||Yes|