WHM: How to convert an addon domain to an account

This guide will take you through the steps of converting your addon domains to a standalone cPanel account. Please note that this option is only available for Business VPS customers. 


Step 1– Login to WHM

  • Please see article on how to login to WHM here.


Step 2 – Click on Convert Addon Domain to Account



Step 3 – Click Convert next to the relevant Domain




Step 4 – Add details for the new account to be created.

  • Set and Account username 
  • Contact Email address
  • Set package for the account



  • Manually select the available options for the conversion to a standalone account.
  • Any data not selected will not be included in the new standalone account e.g below no email accounts or MySQL databases will be added to the new account.
  • Click Start conversion at the bottom of the page.



Step 5 – Depending on the size of the domain’s data the conversion can take up to 10mins



  • Once completed notification will be displayed.



That’s it! You’ve successfully converted aaddon domain to a standalone account. 


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