What is addon domains?

About Addon Domains:

Addon Domains are domain names that point to subdirectories within your account.

For example: Let us consider that you have hosted
So all your files will be under /public_html/ directory 

Now you are adding a new domain as an addon domain.
For adding a addon domain you will have to enter a username and password.

So if you add a addon domain with test as username, a direcory called test will be created under /public_html/ dir of From now on when ever you type your addon domain name it will point to public_html/test/ directory. You have to upload all the files & folders related to this addon domain under /public_html/test/ directory.
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