Website Management: Learn how to manage websites using cPanel, including creating and managing domains, subdomains, add-on domains, and aliases. Understand how to configure DNS settings and set up redirects.
Managing websites using cPanel provides a user-friendly interface for various tasks such as creating and managing domains, subdomains, add-on domains, aliases, configuring DNS settings, and setting up redirects. Here's a general overview of these tasks:
Creating and managing domains:
- Log in to cPanel.
- Look for the "Domains" section and choose "Addon Domains" or "Parked Domains."
- Follow the instructions to add a new domain or manage existing ones.
- Specify the domain name, document root (directory where website files are stored), and optionally set up FTP accounts or additional settings.
Creating and managing subdomains:
- In the "Domains" section, choose "Subdomains."
- Enter the subdomain name and select the domain it belongs to.
- Choose the document root for the subdomain.
- Click "Create" to set up the subdomain.
Creating and managing add-on domains:
- In the "Domains" section, choose "Addon Domains."
- Enter the new domain name, subdomain, or document root.
- Provide FTP account details if required.
- Click "Add Domain" to create the add-on domain.
Creating and managing aliases:
- In the "Domains" section, choose "Aliases."
- Enter the alias domain name and select the primary domain it should point to.
- Click "Add Domain" to set up the alias.
Configuring DNS settings:
- In the "Domains" section, choose "Zone Editor" or "Simple DNS Zone Editor."
- Select the domain you want to manage DNS settings for.
- Modify or add DNS records such as A, CNAME, MX, TXT, etc.
- Save the changes.
Setting up redirects:
- In the "Domains" section, choose "Redirects" or "Redirects Manager."
- Select the domain or subdomain you want to set up a redirect for.
- Enter the destination URL where the redirect should point.
- Choose the redirect type (temporary or permanent).
- Save the redirect settings.
Please note that the cPanel interface and specific options may vary depending on your web hosting provider and cPanel version. It's recommended to refer to the documentation or support resources provided by your hosting provider for detailed instructions tailored to their specific cPanel setup.