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Parked Domains

For cPanel version 11.32

Parked domains are domains that you own that do not contain any content. Parked domains do not have any email address or web pages associated with them.

Most commonly, parked domains are used to hold a domain that is for sale or redirect traffic to another domain.

 

1. Create a Parked Domain

To add a parked domain:

  1. Enter the domain you wish to park in the available text field.
  2. Click Add Domain

To open the parked domain’s home directory with the File Manager:

  • Click the link under Document Root that corresponds to the parked domain you would like to view in the File Manager.

2. Enable or Disable Parked Domain Redirection

To enable or disable redirection of a parked domain:

  1. Click the Manage Redirection link corresponding to the parked domain you wish to manage.
  2. If you want to redirect the domain, enter the link you would like to redirect the parked domain to in the available text field.
  3. Click Save.
    • To disable the redirect, click Disable Redirection.

3. Remove a Parked Domain

To remove an existing parked domain:

  1. Click the Remove link corresponding to the parked domain you would like to remove.
  2. Confirm that you would like to remove the parked domain by clicking Yes.
    • To keep the parked domain, click No.

4. Search Parked Domains

You may also search through existing parked domains:

  1. Enter the search criteria into the Search field.
  2. Click Go.

Results matching your search criteria will populate the list.

5. Addon vs Parked Domains

Addon Domains Parked Domains
Main domain appears in the address bar Yes No
Apache directive used VirtualHost ServerAlias
Separate logs Yes No
Separate stats Yes No
Treated as a subdomain (other than URL) Yes No
Ideal for multiple domains sharing the same address No Yes
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