How to create a domain alias in cPanel

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23. How to create a domain alias in cPanel

This demo assumes you’ve already logged in to dedicated servers cPanel, and are starting on the home screen.

Now let’s learn how to create a domain alias.

Click the “Aliases” icon.

A domain alias is useful when you have additional domain names that you want people to be able to use to get to your website.

Enter the new domain, then click “Add Domain”.

That’s it! Now when someone browses to mybiz123.info, they’ll automatically be redirected to mybiz1234.com.

Be sure to set your domain alias’s DNS settings to the same as your main domain, so the redirection will work properly.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to create a domain alias from cPanel.

How to create an addon domain in cPanel

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22. How to create an addon domain in cPanel

This demo assumes you’ve already logged in to cPanel hosting, and are starting on the home screen.

Now let’s learn how to create an addon domain.

Click the “Addon Domains” icon.

This is the addon domains page, where you can setup additional domain names that point to subdomains of your account.

Enter the new domain name…

Then enter a username.

Enter and confirm a password, then click “Add Domain”.

That’s it! The addon domain has been created.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to create addon domains in cPanel.

How to create a subdomain in cPanel

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21. How to create a subdomain in cPanel

This demo assumes you’ve already logged in to cPanel hosting , and are starting on the home screen.

Now let’s learn how to create a subdomain.

Click the “Subdomains” icon.

Enter the prefix of your new subdomain.

Make sure the domain name your subdomain will be associated with is selected.

A directory name the same as your subdomain prefix will automatically appear… although you can change this if you want.

Click the “Create” button.

That’s it! A new subdomain has been created.

A new folder called “clients” has also been created, which is where you would upload files for this subdomain.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to create subdomains in cPanel.

How to setup hotlink protection in cPanel

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20. How to setup hotlink protection in cPanel

This demo assumes you’ve already logged in to cPanel, and cPanel hosting are starting on the home screen.

Now let’s learn how to setup hotlink protection

Click the “Hotlink Protection” icon.

Hotlink protection prevents other websites from directly linking to certain files (typically images) on your website.

You’ll want to prevent this if you have copyrighted images, or to simply save on bandwidth usage.

You’ll first want to make sure your own sites are listed here, so you are able to hotlink to your images.

Enter all the file types you want to protect…

… and check the “Allow direct requests” box if you want to give the ability to manually enter URLs of a protected file.

Enter the URL you want to redirect to, for anyone who tries to hotlink to your files or images.

Then click “Submit”.

That’s it! You’ve successfully enabled hotlink protection.

To disable hotlink protection, click the “Disable” button.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to use hotlink protection to prevent hotlinking to your files.

How to create an email account in cPanel

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2. How to create an email account in cPanel

This demo assumes you’ve already logged in to cPanel hosting, and are starting on the home screen.

Now let’s create a new email account.

Click the Email Accounts icon.

Enter the email address you want to create, and assign it a password.

Set a mailbox quota for the account if you wish.

Then click “Create Account”.

That’s it! The new email account has been successfully created.

From the Email Accounts screen you can access webmail for the account, change its password, change the quota, or even delete the account.

You can also create additional email accounts.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to create email accounts in cPanel.