Domain Comparison: Parked vs Addon Domains

In this article we will list the main differences between parked and addon domains:

Parked domain :


- free; you can park as many domains as you want

- ideal for multiple domains sharing the same website


- cannot be used for a separate website

- shares the logs of the main domain

- shares the stats of the main domain

Addon domain :


- can be used for a website separate than the main one

- uses separate logs

- uses separate stats

- has its own VirtualHost entry in the Apache configuration


- paid; you have to purchase an addon slot to host an addon domain

- shares the same hosting space as the main website

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