Change Primary Domain in WHM

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If you use multiple aliases ( previously called parked domains) within a cPanel account, you may find yourself wanting to change the main domain used for the cPanel account containing these domains. Changing the primary domain is desirable for multiple reasons and many times occurs when the site in use switches from one TLD to another (i.e., .net to .com). You may desire to change this if the name of your company or site Continue reading “Change Primary Domain in WHM”

How To Create an Addon Domain in cPanel

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  1. This tutorial assumes you’ve already logged in to cPanel, and are starting on the home screen.cpanel-paperlantern-22-addon--01
  2. Now let’s learn how to create an addon domain.cpanel-paperlantern-22-addon--02
  3. Click the “Addon Domains” icon.cpanel-paperlantern-22-addon--03
  4. This is the addon domains page, where you can setup additional domain names that point to subdomains of your account.cpanel-paperlantern-22-addon--04
  5. Enter the new domain name …cpanel-paperlantern-22-addon--05
  6. Then enter a username.cpanel-paperlantern-22-addon--06
  7. Enter and confirm a password, then click “Add Domain”.cpanel-paperlantern-22-addon--07
  8. That’s it! The addon domain has been created.

 

How To Create a Domain Alias in cPanel

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  1. This tutorial assumes you’ve already logged in to cPanel, and are starting on the home screen.cpanel-paperlantern-23-alias--01
  2. Now let’s learn how to create a domain alias.cpanel-paperlantern-23-alias--02
  3. Click the “Aliases” icon.cpanel-paperlantern-23-alias--03
  4. A domain alias is useful when you have additional domain names that you want people to be able to use to get to your website.cpanel-paperlantern-23-alias--04
  5. Enter the new domain, then click “Add Domain”.cpanel-paperlantern-23-alias--05
  6. That’s it! Now when someone browses to mybiz123.info, they’ll automatically be redirected to mybiz1234.com.cpanel-paperlantern-23-alias--06
  7. Be sure to set your domain alias’s DNS settings to the same as your main domain, so the redirection will work properly.