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Addon Domain

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by dalecpanel, Dec 31, 2002.

  1. dalecpanel

    dalecpanel Member

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    Can some please explain the difference between parked domains and addon domains.
    Thank You,
    Dale Wilson
     
  2. Marty

    Marty Well-Known Member

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    Lets say I host abc.com.

    Let's say I park efg.com on abc.com. Doing so means that abc.com and efg.com will both show the same content.

    However, if I add efg.com as and addon domain then I can have it point to content in the subdirectory efg. Therefore efg.com would show the same content as abc.com/efg.

    Essentially parked domains allow you point two domains to the same content and addon domains allow you to host two independent websites in the same hosting space.

    Both addon and parked domains can have their own pop email accounts and email forwarders.
     
  3. dalecpanel

    dalecpanel Member

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    Thanks

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  4. Sketch

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    So am I correct in assuming that an Addon domain is NOT just an additional domain? In other words, if I have an account and I have 3 domains (all separate things), I can't have multiple domains under one account?
     
  5. Marty

    Marty Well-Known Member

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    As I stated, an addon domain will point to different content and have it's own pop email accounts. It does not have it's own instance of a control panel, but essentially, Addon Domains allow you to host multiple websites under one account.
     
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    chakky Well-Known Member

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    Hi,

    Happy New Year :)

    For parking it is
    parkedomain.com -& domain.com
    but the difference will be that when a user looks at it , it will be shown in the URL as &parkedomain.com& itself.
    For Multihosted domain, (aka addon domain)

    multihostedomain.com -& subdomain.domain.com;
    ie it will point to a folder within /home/accountname/public_html/subdomain.This subdomain is created using the control panel.When you give in the url,
    http://multihostedomain.com, it will actually load the contents from subdomain.domain.com but in URL it will show http://multihostedomain.com.

    Please do note that multihosted and parked domains do not have POP mailboxes but instead only mail forwarders that are by default set to send any mails at parkedomain.com and multihostedomain.com to go to the mailbox of accountname@domain.com and you can also chang these forwarders as say:

    cliff@parkedomain.com -& cliff@domain.com
    ritter@multihostedomain.com -& ritter@hotmail.com
    allotheremails@parkedomain.com -& cliff@primarydomain.com
     
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    moronhead Well-Known Member

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    I think you are still living in the 20th century, chakky, lol...

    Please get your facts straight about the add-on domains.
     
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    chakky Well-Known Member

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    oops what did i say wrong buddy..I am not very sure have we got something different on add on domains?
     
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