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10/29/2014 – Differences of Domains in cPanel

Posted by Jamison on 29 10 2014.

A creative idea, a wonderful project, a good content. Every big output comes from a spark of a small yet ambitious idea put into paper, or put into actual execution. While you need a creative mind and a resourceful team, you also need a good hosting provider that will enable and empower you to translate your bright ideas into an actual website or blog. You need a reliable cloud hosting service provider as you will encounter possible challenges along the way—the challenge of time, of human resource, or an execution hurdle that you need to attend to as an entrepreneur or a marketer.


cPanel is known to bring to you all of these benefits. You need not hesitate starting your own site because cPanel has an outstanding selection of tools and features that will make your website management experience easy and remarkable. Think of how much time and money you can save if you are working with cPanel. You do not need to hire a professional or an expert who will build your site. You, yourself, can learn everything you need—from the basic and advanced functions that will enable you to manage your account with ease and efficiency. If you are an entrepreneur, you want to get access to your important files, respond to your emails, check your website’s statistics, and access your account easily. You can do these things through cPanel.


Apart from the basic tools that you need for your business, you can also choose the advanced features—upgrade your website, fix your account, organize your webpages. You can do everything without being an expert.


One of the most important features of cPanel is that you can manage your subdomains, parked domains, and add on domains through the Domains section. On top of being able to take control of your subdomains, you can also set redirects for your URLs. If you want to protect your domain ID, you can also do so with this feature.  You can also buy a domain name transfer, change your account’s primary domain name, register a new name, or manage the DNS configuration of your domains.


By knowing the differences of your domains, you will be able to manage them better.


  • Subdomain is a second website with its own unique content, but there is no new domain name. it is important because this feature will allow you to add subdomains for your parked, primary, and add on domains.
  • Parked domains. This feature allows you to add parked domains to your account. You need a parked domain when you need a place to park a domain for which you do not have a website, or you have more than one domain that should lead to your primary domain, or when you have common misspellings of your domain name that you have registered.
  • Add on domains. This feature allows you to add add on domains to your account.


  • This tool allows you to set a temporary or permanent redirect for your website to a separate one or you can choose a file to another. You can also choose to set a wild card redirect for all the files under one directory.