Last modified: April 3, 2020
A parked domain (or alias) is a secondary domain that points to the user’s primary domain. If users visit the parked domain’s website, the primary website appears. For example,
cpanel.com is a parked domain that points to
http://www.cpanel.net/. When you access
http://www.cpanel.net website appears.
You must register a parked domain name before visitors can access it.
Create a parked domain
To add a parked domain, perform the following steps:
- In the Domain to park text box, enter the domain name that you wish to park.
- Select the domain that you wish to park on top of from the Domain to park on top of menu.
- Click Park.
When you create an addon domain, parked domain, subdomain, or main domain, the system will attempt to automatically secure that domain with the best-available existing certificate.
- If no certificate exists, the system will generation a self-signed certificate to secure the new domain.
- If AutoSSL is enabled for the account that owns the new domain, the system will submit a request for an AutoSSL certificate. The system will install the certificate when it is available.
Disallow parked domains on a domain
If you do not want users to park domains on a specific protected domain, add the domain to the following file: