With Web Hosting Hub you can add an unlimited number of Addon Domains to your account.  Addon Domains are completely independent from the primary domain and can have its own original content.

Please note: You can add any domain, but unless the nameservers are pointed to Web Hosting Hub you will not be able to view the website in your browser through just the domain name. If you need to test an Addon domain before pointing the domain to our Nameservers, please review our article on testing your website through your temporary URL for more information.

Adding an Addon Domain:

  1. First, log into your cPanel
  2. Select "Addon Domain" under the "Domains" sub-header:


    On this screen you will fill out the details of the Addon Domain, below is a brief description of what to enter:


    Option Description
    New Domain Name:

    Enter the domain name you are adding to your account.

    Subdomain / Ftp Username:

    When adding a new domain to your account, cPanel automatically configures an additional FTP user for this domain. While the average user doesn't need or use this account, cPanel requires that you enter an ftp username to continue.

    Document Root:

    The document root is the directory where the files for this website will be located. The default directory for new domains is public_html/NewDomain


    The password you enter here is the FTP password for the FTP user mentioned above. As previously stated, most users don't use this new FTP account, but cPanel requires that you enter a password here.

    Password (Again):

    Enter the above password again to ensure you are typing it correctly.


    Weak passwords are easier for hackers to guess, and the strength tool will give you a score on how strong your password is.

    Once you have filled out the information requested, click on "Add Domain."

    Now that your domain is added, you can confirm it under the "Modify Add-on Domain" section, which also provides the Document Root for your Addon Domain:


One last important note regarding Addon domains. Removing a domain from cPanel will NOT cancel the actual domain registration. If you have a domain registered through Web Hosting Hub that you do not wish to renew, please review our article on cancelling a domain registration for the specific steps to follow.

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n/a Points
2014-07-22 1:21 pm

have carried out the addon Domain process as shown on the tutorial.

When will I be able to see it in the Cp panel or the AMP panel.



16,266 Points
2014-07-22 1:44 pm
Hello John,

This tutorial only adds the addon domain to the server itself. The domain is assumed to have already been purchased either from us or another registrar. The domain must also be pointed to our nameservers in order to take effect.

Any domain that was purchased through us will appear in your AMP. If it has not yet been purchased or purchased via another registrar, it will not appear in the AMP.

Kindest Regards
Scott M
n/a Points
2014-11-25 5:20 am

Why when i add a addon domain the cpanel automatically adds a subdomain with the user name to the main acount domain?






16,266 Points
2014-11-25 9:36 am
Hello Ben,

When an addon is created, a subdomain is also created. That is necessary within the cPanel structure. For your day to day operations, it is pretty useless.

As long as you do not use the subdomain, search engines will not pick up on it and no one outside will know it exists. It is pretty normal since cPanel is the standard software in the hosting industry. The vast majority of addon domains on the web are structured like this.

Kindest Regards,
Scott M
n/a Points
2015-01-01 7:35 am
very helpful
n/a Points
2015-04-02 12:10 pm
no need. it's just perfect
n/a Points
2015-04-03 9:51 pm

I have two domains, both through webhostinghub, I just registered the second, and have went into my cpanel and did an addon domain through the Cpanel on my first.  The second doman is not showing up in my amp, how do I rectify this? Thank you for your help.


12,011 Points
2015-04-06 1:03 pm
Hello Chris,

Thank you for contacting us about missing a domain you registered in AMP.

Since this is just the public forums, please contact Live Tech Support. This allows them to provide account specific assistance in a secure setting.

Thank you,
n/a Points
2017-08-08 10:29 am

When I'm trying to create an Addon Domain it keeps saying: The domain “example.com” already exists in the Apache configuration. (I've tried multiple times to connect my domain name with my hosting... very confused at this point... DNS servers have already been pointed to). How do I resolve this?

1,077 Points
2017-08-08 10:52 am
Creating an addon domain automatically creates a subdomain with the new domain. You may want to check to make sure you don't already have a subdomain called newdomain.youprimarydomain.com, for example.

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