Add-On Domains in cPanel
Changing Your Domain
What is an Addon Domain?
An addon domain is a term that cPanel uses for adding another domain to your hosting account. An Addon Domain basically tells the server "I own this domain and now I want to host it on this server and do something with it."
While a subdomain is a branch off of your curren...
Rockaway Hosting's Nameservers
Depending on when your domain name was registered, you have a few options for making adjustments to it:
Within 24 Hours of Signing Up
Rockaway Hosting offers a 24 Hour No Regrets Policy allowing you to request a different domain name for any reason within the first 24 hours of signup. Perhaps yo...
Using External Nameservers for your Rockaway Hosting Domain
Domains registered with or hosted by Rockaway Hosting use the following nameservers:
Please be aware that changes to your nameservers can take 24-48 hours to propagate globally and improper settings can take your site offline for extended periods of ...
Creating and Managing Subdomains
There are situations where you may have a domain registered by Reclaim Hosting that you want to host with an external company such as Wix or WordPress.com. These companies will typically provide you with nameservers to point the domain away from our server and allow them to host the content for y...
Subdomains and Subfolders
A subdomain is a prefix on the URL of your domain such as photos.yourdomain.com. You can create as many subdomains as you need in your account at Reclaim Hosting and manage the folders associated with them. For a guide on the difference between subdomains and subfolders see this guide.
Lifecycle of a Domain
When you're first getting started with your domain, you might think of yourself as owning a small "territory" of the Web. Everything you place in your public folder on the server becomes available for anyone on the Web to see.
If you're just putting up a handful of static, HTML pages which yo...
Domain Mapping to Tumblr
From the moment you register a domain with Rockaway Hosting until well after it has expired, your domain goes through several different phases. Below are the distinct periods that your domain enters over the course of its lifetime:
Registration - Day One
During the checkout process at Rockaway, y...
Domain Mapping to Github
Let's say that you've registered a domain with Reclaim Hosting, and you've mapped that domain to your Wordpress website. Now, maybe you're interested in pulling data from an outside source onto your website while still using your domain. This is done using 'subdomains'.
The idea is fairly simple...
Domain Mapping to Squarespace
A Records vs. CNAME Records
When you are mapping a domain on GitHub pages (or on any site really) an important concept you want to try and wrap your head around is the difference between A Records and CNAME Records. I’m getting closer to full comprehension, but a little help never hurts so I too...
After you connect your domain over at Squarespace (they provide a good tutorial for that process), a new panel will open providing you the records you need to enter into the Advanced DNS Editor at Reclaim Hosting so your domain can be pointed correctly to Squarespace.
For Squarespace you need...