Creating addon domains to host multiple websites in Linux Hosting


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  • Applies to: Shared Hosting
    • Difficulty: Easy
    • Time Needed: 10
    • Tools Required: Account Center access

Instruction

  1. Log into your Media Temple account.
  2. Click on the ADMIN button associated to your Shared Hosting server.
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  3. In the Dashboard, click cPanel Admin.
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  4. In the cPanel Home page, in the Domains section, click Addon Domains.
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  5. Complete the following fields:
    Field Description
    New Domain Name The name you want to use for the addon domain.
    Subdomain Auto-populated with the New Domain Name. You don't need to change this unless the subdomain is already used by another domain name.
    Document Root The name of a directory to create in the home directory. You'll upload the New Domain Name's files to this directory.
    Create an FTP account associated with this Addon Domain Select this checkbox to add an FTP user account. You'll specify an FTP Username and Password. This user can access the Document Root and its subdirectories, but nothing above that level.
  6. Click Add Domain.