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What is a Parked Domain?

A parked domain is NOT a unique Web Property. Instead, it is a masked forward to the primary domain name of your cPanel account, much like a website alias. Parked domains are commonly used when:

- You need a place to park a domain for which you do not have a Web Property
- You have more than one domain that should lead to your primary domain
- You have common misspellings of your domain name that you have registered

Parked domains are often used by businesses that want to have more than one web address for advertising purposes. Parked domains are additional domains hosted on your account which display the same website as your primary domain and share web statistics as well; however, you can give the parked domain its own email boxes.

For example, if you own domain1.com and it is the primary domain of your cPanel account, you can set up domain2.com as a parked domain and it will load the content of domain1.com. When you visit domain2.com, you will notice that although the content of domain1.com is loading in the browser, the address bar will display http://domain2.com/. This is similar to a masked forward.

How to add a Parked Domain

Domains must be registered with a valid registrar before they can be parked. In addition, a domain will not be functional unless it is configured to point to the same name servers as your primary domain.

•Log into Your GriotSites.com cPanel.
•In the Domains section, click the Parked Domains icon.
•Under Create a New Parked Domain, enter the domain name you would like to park on top of your primary domain.
•Click Add Domain.
•You have just added a parked domain.

How to remove a Parked Domain

Log into Your GriotSites.com cPanel.
In the Domains section, click the Parked Domains icon.
Under Remove Parked Domains, find the domain you wish to remove.
In the Actions column for that domain, click Remove.
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