How to Create an Addon Domain in Hostgator cPanel

Posted by Lasantha Bandara on December 31st, 2014 File Under : domain, go daddy, web hosting0 Comment

We can introduce an addon domain as a fully functional domain name that can be created from within your control panel(cpanel). Addon domain is a new, unique website hosted in a separate folder is created in the 'public_html' directory on your hosting account, so that you can host several domains (a primary domain and addon domain) from one control panel. You can give an addon domain email addresses, forwarders, and more the same way as a primary domain on your account. This tutorial will show you how to create an addon domain in Hostgator control panel.

Importnat: Your doamin name must be assigned to your hosting account before it can be used as an addon domain. For more information about assigning a domain (setting nameservers to your domain), please see the article, Adding Nameservers to a Domain

After assign your domain to hosting account, login to your Hostgator control panel.

Login to your Hostgator Control Panel

Now click on "Addon Domains" under the "Domains" section:

Go to Addon Domains

Next, you will be asked to fill out the details of the add-on domain.

Fill Addon Domain Details

Fill your addon domain details as the example below:

Your Addon Domain Details

Click on "Add Domain".

You will see addon domain creation completed message.

Addon Domains Creation Successful

Now click on "Go Back" and you will see your newly created addon domain.

Your New Addon Domain

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