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How to create a Domain Alias/Parked Domain in cPanel

A domain alias, or a parked domain, is where multiple domain names take you to the same single website. Think of it as essentially having multiple front doors to the same location – while the domain names themselves are different, they take you to the same website.

Parked domains are used to point a different domain to a new domain. Just to give an example – if you want to display the same website when clicking and, then we’d use the Parked Domain functionality in cPanel.

Let’s look at setting this up on cPanel.

First, login to cPanel control panel.

Now navigate to Aliases, in the Domains section.

screenshot of Aliases in cPanel

You’ll now see a list of the current domain aliases set up, as well as the option to add a new domain alias.

screenshot of creating new alias in cPanel

To add a domain alias, just enter the domain name, and click Add Domain to add the domain alias.

screenshot of adding new Alias in cPanel

Here is how the screen will look like once you successfully add an alias domain/parked domain

setting domain aliases through cpanel

Your domain aliases will now be added to your hosting account.

Here’s how it will look

You can now click on Manage Redirection to add which website you’d like to redirect.

That’s it. That’s how you create a parked domain.

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