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Creating an Addon Domain


  1. Login to cPanel.
  2. Click on Addon Domains in the Domain section.
  3. Enter the domain name into the "New Domain Name" field.
  4. Both the "Subdomain" & "Document Root" fields will automatically populate. 
  5. If you wish to add an FTP account please continue with step 7, if not please click "add domain".
  6. Click the checkbox, "Create an FTP account associated with this Addon Domain". 
  7. Enter a username.
  8. Enter a password or generate one. Making sure to save the password in a safe place. 
  9. Click "add domain"


  1. Login to Plesk
  2. Under "Websites & Domains" click "Add domain"

Add a domain in Plesk

  1. If you already have a domain, enter it into registered domain name. If not select temporary domain name.
  2. The "Webspace" field should be populated with your account name. If not use the inbuilt search function to select your account.
  3. Click "Add Domain".

Configure your domain name in Plesk

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