Knowledge Base Hub

Browse through our helpful how-to guides to get the fastest solutions to your technical issues.

Home  >  Domain Name & DNS Issues  >  What Is a Parked(Alias) Domain and How Do I Set up One?
Top Scroll

What Is a Parked(Alias) Domain and How Do I Set up One?

 2 min

In cPanel with the Alias function you can host additional domains on your hosting account and each Alias domain will offer the content from your primary domain name. When the address is entered by the user for an Alias domain, it redirects to the primary domain on which it is parked.

For example, if is an Alias for, will be accessible when a user enters into the web browser.

Steps to Add an Alias Domain to Your cPanel Account 

1. Login to cPanel account with your username and password. 

2. In the cPanel dashboard, scroll down and go to the “DOMAINS” section.

domain section

3. Then, Click on “Create a New Domain”

create new domain

4. Now, enter your domain name here, and tick the checkbox, “Share document root.” The domain will be added as an Alias Domain. 

alias domain

Note: If you do not untick the checkbox, the domain will be added as an add-on domain. 

Important: While setting up an Alias domain, you should change the DNS settings for that domain to the MilesWeb DNS servers. Check your Login Information email for the names of the DNS servers to use.

This is how you can easily set up alias domains in cPanel.

Hope this article helps! 

For our Knowledge Base visitors only
Get 10% OFF on Hosting
Special Offer!
Claim the discount before it’s too late. Use the coupon code:
Note: Copy the coupon code and apply it on checkout.