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subdomain .. explaning

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Black Nail poli, Sep 22, 2006.

  1. Black Nail poli

    Black Nail poli Registered

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    i need a good explaining website or anything on how to host ppl in my own websiteam already know how to creat subdomain and ftp account but i don't know anything else..
     
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    does your hosting package have addon domain feature ?
    Addon domains allow you to host multiple domain names from one hosting account, utilising the extra space and bandwidth available on your main hosting account. Addon domains point to a subdirectory within your main hosting account. From a web user's perspective, an add-on domain functions just like any other domain name, and the user will not know the site is hosted from your main account. The browser's address bar will show 'http://www.add-on-domain.com' (no reference to your main domain name). Addon domains are created through your control panel (check to see if your hosting package includes them).

    Steps
    1 To access the Addon Domain Maintenance menu, click on the icon above the words Addon Domains on the main screen of your cPanel interface.

    2 Enter the name of the addon domain in the blank field next to New Domain Name:

    3 Enter the name of the directory which conatins the subdomain that the addon domain will point to in the blank field next to Username/directory/subdomain Name: (This directory will be the location for the addon domain's files, just as public_html is the location for your domain's files.)

    4 Type in the password for the new addon domain, and click on Add Domain!



    NOTE: You can upload files directly to this addon domain using the username and password for the addon domain to log in through ftp.
     
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