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Convert cPanel Account to Addon Domain

Carlos Alberto Umanzor Arguedas shared this idea 3 years ago
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As a hosting administrator I would like to convert a normal cPanel account into an addon domain of an existing cPanel account while keeping files (optional) and email accounts (optional)

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Both directions are important to us. From primary to addon and from addon to primary :)

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This would most likely be the ability to move a domain from its own cPanel account to become an addon of another. The opposite has been completed for cPanel 56.


There could be some complications. What if the account to merge has addons/parks of its own? Park domains should migrate, and addons should migrate as well. Once those are moved, the main domain can move. Its just a matter of the mechanics of the merge.


I am thinking that the account should be backed up first so that the process can be reverted.

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Has this driven any attention? It would be great to be able to convert addon domains to independent accounts and vice versa. Some clients sometimes have two accounts and want to merge everything ot the same thing the other way round.

Could we please have some feedback for this feature request?

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We don't have an update at this time, as this feature isn't currently planned, but please make sure you're voting for the features you'd like to see implemented, and keep checking back for updates.

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It happens to me all the time. Like one client has two hosting providers, then they want to merge everything to one provider. So, using the copy / transfer tool you get the account on your server but in separate accounts :(

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Voted! With the recent cpanel pricing change, we've been more motivated to convert cpanel accounts to addon domains but it's a rather cumbersome task. Let us know if this can be applied soon.

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Also voting for this, for the same reason. I had each of my domains set up on separate accounts for security purposes, but with the new pricing changes, that's no longer practical. If cPanel can implement this feature, the merge process I'm currently undertaking would go a whole lot faster.

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The same applies to me, however, it seems that with the new pricing system it’s against cPanel’s interest to build such an add on.

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With the recent price changes, we have plenty of requests from our clients to migrate full cpanel accounts into addon domains of another cpanel account.


This is rather a lot of work and this feature would be very useful.

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The recent price changes make this necessary for small resellers with between 30 and 45 accounts otherwise reselling is not viable. I have several of my own domains which could easily become addons to the primary domain. The purpose of my domains is to promote hosting. I find the recent price increases and charge bands impossible to sustain unless I reduce my own accounts.

The new pricing model will force many of us to rethink the viability of cPanel hosting.