An addon domain allows a new domain name to link to a subdirectory of your account. The system stores the addon domain’s files in a subdirectory of your
public_html (Document Root) directory. Addon domains allow you to control multiple domains from a single account. Your hosting provider can enable addon domains in WHM's Tweak Settings interface (Home >> Server Configuration >> Tweak Settings).
To create an addon domain, perform the following steps:
Enter the domain for the new addon domain in the New Domain Name text box.
Enter the password for the addon domain into the Password text box.
Click Add Domain
To add files to the addon domain’s home directory, click File Man ager.
To modify the document root for an addon domain, perform the following steps:
To disable or enable redirection of an addon domain, perform the following steps:
To remove an existing addon domain, perform the following steps:
You can create email accounts for addon domains. To learn how to set up an email account for an addon domain, read our Email A ccounts documentation.
When you remove the addon domain, is email accounts will no longer appear in the cPanel interface. However, the contents for this email account still exist in the
/scripts/addpopscript to manually add new email accounts.
To move one email account under a domain, you can run the following command:
After you run this command, the system creates the
To move all the email accounts under a domain, run the following command:
After you move the files, run the following command to change the ownership of the new account:
To search the list of addon domains, perform the following steps:
Results that match your search criteria will populate the list.
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