How can I change the domain name used with my addon?

If you have a website on an addon domain you can easily change the domain name used by the web application.

First you need to delete the currently existing addon domain name from your cPanel -> Addon Domains tool -> Remove. Deleting the addon domain name will not remove the contents of its document root folder, so your website will not be removed.

Then, you have to set the new desired domain name as addon, again from cPanel -> Addon Domains tool. Make sure to set the document root folder to match the folder of your website.

You may also need to reconfigure the application for your website to use the new domain name.

After that, when you open the new addon domain name it will show the website that was previously showing on the removed addon one.

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