How to Add addon domain to HostGator Shared hosting

If you are using Hostgator Baby plan or business plan, they will let you host multiple websites under the same hosting. To use a multi-website hosting feature of Hostgator, you need to add other domains as an add-on domain. In this tutorial, I will show you how you can add an addon domain to your existing Hostgator account.

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Using HostGator Addon domains feature:

To add another domain into your HostGator hosting, all you need to do is login to your HostGator Dashboard. And under domains, click on addon domain.

Add detail of Addon Domain:

Add detail of addon domain and give a directory to it. This is simple. Check screenshot:

Click on add domain and your domain is added to your Hostgator account. If you have purchased domain the from elsewhere (recommended), change your Domain Name server to point it to HostGator account.


After clicking on add domain, you will be redirected to a confirmation page.
That’s it and after this, all you need to do is install WordPress on your newly created domain and your website will be live in 5 minutes.

Do let us know if you have any question regarding addon domain feature of HostGator hosting?



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Harsh Agrawal

A blog scientist by mind and a passionate blogger by heart. Blogging on WordPress platform since 2008. Sharing his learning about WordPress hosting to help other bloggers & entrepreneurs make better decisions.

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