How to create an add-on domain in control panel (cPanel)

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Your account with Shujaahost may include the ability to host multiple websites depending on your hosting package. The tutorial is intended at helping you create add-on domain to your account. An Addon Domain is second website within your cPanel with its own unique content. Before creating an Addon Domain, the domain must be registered.

Creating Add-on Domain

  1. Log into your cPanel
  2. In the Domains section, click on “Addon Domain”
  3. Fill in the details of your add-on domain as necessary.
    • New Domain Name: Enter the domain name you are adding to your cPanel
    • Subbomain /Ftp Username: cPanel automatically configures a new FTP user for the new domain. Even though many users do not need or even use ftp accounts, cPanel requires that you enter an FTP username and password.
    • Document Root: This is the directory where the files of the particular website will be located.
    • Password: This will be the FTP password for the username entered above.
    • Password Again: Confirm the password you entered above by repeating it in this field.
  4. Click on “Add Domain button to finish.”

Removing an Add-on Domain in cPanel

  1. Click on the Add-on Domain icon
  2. Scrooll down to the list of addon domains.
  3. Find the addon domain you want to remove and click on“Remove”

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