Domains

Zone Editor

Overview DNS (Domain Name System) converts human-readable domain names (for example, example.com) to computer-readable IP addresses (for example, 192.0.0.1). DNS relies on zone records that exist on your server to map domain names to IP addresses. Several different types of records reside in a domain’s zone file. This feature allows you to create, edit, and delete the …

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Subdomains

Overview This interface allows you to create and manage subdomains for your cPanel account. A subdomain is a subsection of your website that sometimes exists as a subdirectory of your public_html (document root) directory or your account’s home directory. Subdomains use a prefix in conjunction with the domain name. For example, if the registered domain name is example.com, …

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Site Publisher

Overview This interface enables you to quickly create a simple website, even if you have never created a website before. When you use this interface, you will select an appropriate template for your website, and then enter the website content that the template requests. For example, you can use this interface to create a simple …

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Redirects

Overview The Redirects interface allows you to send all of the visitors of a domain or particular page to a different URL. For example, if you create a page with a long URL, use the Redirects interface to add a redirect from a short URL to the long URL. Visitors can enter the short URL to access the content …

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Domains

Overview Use this interface to create and manage multiple domains from a single cPanel account. Create a New Domain Important To create a new domain, your hosting provider must enable at least one the following features in WHM’s Feature Manager interface (WHM >> Home >> Packages >> Feature Manager): Addon Domains Aliases Subdomains × Dismiss alert To create a domain, perform …

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Aliases

Overview Domain aliases are domains that you own, but which do not contain any content. Instead, they point to the contents of another domain or subdomain on your account. This is useful, for example, to hold a domain that you will later sell, or to redirect traffic to another domain. Important Unless your hosting provider …

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Addon Domains

Overview Addon domains allow you to control multiple domains from a single account. An addon domain links a new domain name to a directory in your account, and then stores its files in that directory. Important Your hosting provider must specify a maximum number of addon domains that you can create (greater than 0) in the Modify an Account interface …

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