What Does It Mean To Park A Domain Name And How To Park It?
September 11th, 2015 | by Ravi Chahar || 28 Comments |
In the previous pos,t I have explained about adding an add-on domain in cPanel and in this post I am going to tell you what is a parked domain and how to park it in cPanel? After publishing my previous post one of my readers inquired me about this topic so I decided to write a post about it. Parking a domain can be done within few minutes.
What Is a Parked Domain?
Do you even have any idea about parking a domain? Do you know what is a parked domain? If you don’t know then I am here to let you know. There are many situations in which we park a domain name.
For example, if you want to start your new website but don’t have the web host for that then you can park that domain to your old domain name. You can also create a temporary page to display to your visitors.
There are many companies which can help you with this problem. The company from which you buy your domain name can point that domain to a temporary page at which they can show some advertisement.
But let me make it clear that you will not earn any penny from that domain. You can earn money from the advertisements you put on your own website.
One of the best situation to park a domain is when you need to show your new domain name instead of your old domain name then you can point that domain to another one.
How To Park A Domain Name In cPanel?
Now you would like to know as how to park a domain? I am here to help you and will show you the procedure in detail. There are some steps to follow going through which you can park a domain name.
Step 1:– First of all as usual, you have to log in into the cPanel of your web host.
Step 2:- We are talking about domains then search for “Domains‘” section and you will see many options in that section. From all those options you have to click at “Parked Domains“.
Step 3:- A new page will appear in front of you in which you have to fill the name of your domain which you want to park. You will a box to fill under “create a new parked domain“. In this box, you have to fill your new domain name. One thing you must note that you should buy the domain name you are going to park from a well-reputed company. And one more thing to do is to point that domain name to your DNS server.
After filling the name you just need to click at “add domain” button and you will see a message “The parked domain newdomain.com has successfully created for you” It may take 24 hours to show a parked domain at the web.
Final Words For Parking A Domain Name
Have you tried it before? Did you face any difficulty? Have you ever thought about creating a parked domain? Is it hard to park a domain name? All these questions may come in your mind when you read about a parked domain and
All these questions may come in your mind when you read about a parked domain and how to park a domain? Let me make it clear that if you follow the steps I have mentioned above then you can park a domain name within few minutes.
Many people get confused about this term but I hope you have gotten your answer here. Some may think that how can this is possible. But you must know that WordPress is an amazing platform with various features. You can point an old domain to a new domain easily. If you face any problem then I am here to help.
You can point an old domain to a new domain easily. If you face any problem then I am here to help.