Most of the packages on our website allow users to host multiple domains in cPanel, and thus many users often ask how to host multiple domains or websites in cPanel. In this blog post, we will be helping users host multiple domains in cPanel.
1. Multiple Domain hosting: If you do not have multiple domain hosting, then you can purchase one from our website. You can choose the Ultimate or Maximum package from Web Hosting or Pro and Business from Cloud Hosting. You can also upgrade your existing hosting if you are on a single domain hosting plan.
2. Active Domain Name: You must have an active domain name registered. If you have not registered yet, then purchase a domain from here.
3. Change Name Server: After you have registered your domain name, your name server must be the same as that of your primary domain name. To know your name server, you can check your email with cPanel account information.
Adding Additional Domain or Website using Addon Domain in cPanel
Step 1:Log on to your cPanel and navigate to Domain Section. Click on Addon Domains.
Step 2:You will see option to Add New Domain Name. Type your domain name (Sub Domain and Document Root path will be automatically populated.
Step 3:Click on Add Domain.
Step 4:Now navigate to your cPanel File Manage, you will find new folder created (Path Specified in Document Root).
Now you are ready to upload your website in that particular folder. You can also install WordPress or other CMS from Softaculous directly in that folder. While installing WordPress from Softaculous make sure you are installing in right domain name.
Adding Additional Domain in cPanel
Recently, cPanel has upgraded its version, so you cannot see the Addon, Subdomain, and Aliases options in the domain section. So you have to add an Addon domain using domains options. These are the steps you should follow.
Step 1:Log in to your cPanel and navigate to Domain Section.
Step 2: Click on Create A New Domain.
Step 3:Enter the domain name you would like to add . For example, I have added rain.com as a domain name. Deselect the “Share document root (/home/username/public_html) with “domain.tld”.option. Enter the directory where you want the files for this domain to exist.
Step 4: As you can see rain.com is added successfully.
Now you are ready to upload your website to that particular folder. You can also install WordPress or another CMS from Softaculous directly in that folder. While installing WordPress from Softaculous, make sure you are installing on the right domain name.