Bluehost India Web Hosting Help
What Is The Difference Between Addon Domain, Parked Domain & Subdomain?
Domains: The Difference Between Addon, Parked, and Subdomains
Here is a brief explanation of the difference between a parked domain and an add-on domain
An Addon Domain is a domain name which points to its own folder within public_html and appears as a separate website from your primary domain.
- This allows you to have two separate Web sites on your account. You can have a cars.com and then a candy.com as an add-on domain. The candy.com would be a completely separate Web site and visitors would not know that it is part of your cars.com account.
A Parked Domain is a domain name that points to your main Web site on your account
- For example, if cars.com is your main Web site, you can purchase the cars.net and assign it as a parked domain so that if a visitor were to type cars.net they would see the same Web site as if they had typed cars.com.
Recommended Help Content
What Is A Subdomain And How Does It Work? How To Create A Subdomain
Can I make subdomains for my addon domains on the account?
Restrict subdomain access to addon domains
How do I stop people from being able to use the addon domain as a subdomain of the primary domain?
How To Assign A Domain Name - A Record, Name Servers, HTML Page
How do I setup an addon domain or parked domain in my hosting account?
Related Help Content
Parked Domain Definition
What are parked domains?
How To Unassign A Domain Name
This article will explain how to un-assign a domain name from your account.
Restrict Access to Addon Domains through the Main Domain
I do not want to see addon.maindomain.com. How do I do that?
Unable to Assign Domain via Domain Manager
I tried to assign a domain through the Domain Manager, but it does not allow me to. What is wrong?
Newly Parked Domain is Not Functioning
I have already parked the domain, but it does not seem to be functioning, what is wrong?
FTP for Addon Domains and Subdomains
How do I FTP to my addon domains and subdomains without interfering with my main account.
What Is An Addon Domain And How Does It Work?
What is an Addon domain?
How to Setup Multiple Domains Pointing to the Same Directory
Can I have multiple domains pointing to my site or to a directory on my site?