How to create an Addon Domain in cPanel


This guide explains how to create an Addon Domain in cPanel so you can set up a website and email accounts for that domain in cPanel. An Addon Domain is a domain which is additional to the primary domain used to create the cPanel account.

This guide assumes that your domain is registered on a service (like Google Domains) which is separate from your website and email hosting (like GreenGeeks).


A cPanel admin account used to manage your domain.

For reference, these instructions were followed using cPanel version 88.0.11.

Skill Level

Basic knowledge of cPanel.


Time needed: 5 minutes.

  1. Log into your cPanel.

  2. Go to the Addon Domains page.

    In the Domains section, click Addon Domains.
    cPanel AddOn Domains button - screenshot

  3. Create the Addon Domain.

    In the New Domain Name field enter the name of the domain. The other fields will be populated automatically, and you don’t need to change them.
    Click Add Domain.New Domain Name field and Add Domain button - screenshot

More Info

cPanel guide to AddOn Domains:

Next Steps

Now that you’ve created an Addon Domain in cPanel, you might want to create a database for the site hosted on it. See How to create a MySQL database in cPanel.