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How do I create a parked domain?


Login to cPanel. Locate and click on the "Parked Domains" icon in the "Domains" category. Enter the domain name you wish to park. Click on the "Add Domain" button. Note: This will only work if the parked domain's DNS servers are set to the same as the master domain's.

How do I create a redirect?


Login to cPanel. Locate and click on the "Redirects" icon under the "Domains" category. Enter the URL you want to redirect from, and then the URL you want to redirect to. Click on the "Add" button to create the redirect.

How do I create a subdomain?


Login to cPanel. Locate and click on the "Subdomains" icon under the "Domains" category. Enter the name of the subdomain, and then provide a Document Root. The Document Root will be a folder that resides within your main domain's root directory, and will be the folder that loads when the subdomain is accessed. Coincidentally, the website you develop at subdomain.yourdomain.com can also be...

How do I create an addon domain?


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

How long do domains take to propagate?


Domains usually take anywhere from 15 minutes to 3 hours to propagate, although this process may take up to 24 hours. Before a domain propagates, you can still access your website by going to http://yourIP/~accountName where yourIP is the IP address of the server and accountName is your account name on the server. Both your server's IP address and your account name are readily available in the...

What happens when a domain expires?


After a domain expires, it will be available for registration by anybody. It is recommended to renew your domain as early as 90 days in advance in order to prevent a disruption is service and possible loss of your domain name. In the rare event that you do forget to renew your domain name and someone else renews it, there is very little you can do to recover it. In some cases, the new...

What is a domain?


A domain is a human-readable name assigned to an IP address to make accessing websites much easier. Domains are combined with a TLD to produce what is known as a domain name. Domains themselves can be anything you choose (bobsflowers, ratloverforum, etc), and then choose a TLD to go with it. Common TLDs include: .com .net .org .info .us Your domain, combined with a TLD, will procude...

What is a parked domain?


A parked domain is a domain that simply redirects users to a different domain. For instance, if you had both the domains yourdomain.com and yourdomain.net and wanted yourdomain.net to point to yourdomain.com, you would park the yourdomain.net domain and have it redirect visitors to yourdomain.com. Parked domains enable you to have multiple domains displaying the same information, but without...

What is a redirect?


A domain redirect is an instance where a visitor is redirected to a different page when they try to access a different page. This can be useful if a page has permanently moved and it is known that a large number of users may have bookmarked that page. An example of a redirect would be if you have a file named page1.htm and move that file to page2.htm. You could create a redirect such that all...

What is a subdomain?


A subdomain is a subsection of a main domain, in this format: subdomain.maindomain.com Sub domains allow clients to create completely separate websites with human-readable names without having to register multiple domain names. For instance, a main website may be called yourdomain.com, but a subdomain may be forums.yourdomain.com.

What is an addon domain?


An addon domain is a domain that can be added to an existing hosting account and exist as its own entity. This allows clients to maintain multiple websites without having to pay for multiple hosting subscriptions. Resources are shared collectively by the master domain and the addon domains.