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This document is for a previous release of cPanel & WHM. To view our latest documentation, visit our Home page.

For cPanel & WHM 11.40

(Home >> DNS Functions >> Park a Domain)

Overview

A parked domain is a secondary domain that points to the user’s primary domain. When users attempt to access the parked domain, they will see the main website. For example, both http://www.cpanel.net and http://www.cpanel.com go to the same place, as cpanel.com is a parked domain for cpanel.net.

Note:

  A parked domain name must be registered before visitors will be able to access it.

Create a parked domain

To add a parked domain, perform the following steps:

  1. Type the name of the primary domain into the text box at the top of the screen, or select it from the table.
  2. In the Domain to park text box, enter the domain name you wish to park.
  3. Click Submit.

You can erase the information you have selected or entered into the text boxes at once by clicking Reset.

To prevent users from parking on specific domains, add the domain you want to block to the following file: 

 /usr/local/cpanel/etc/commondomains