cPanel addon domain now masking full URL

  • Posted March 29, 2014

Hi all,

I set up an addon domain ( in my account’s cPanel. The document root is set to be where is the main domain name on my account.

It works, however, when you enter it shows the full URL path on the host domain (i.e. instead of displaying as

Could it be a result of my .htaccess file?

Pasted below:

RewriteEngine On IndexOptions +Charset=UTF-8

Redirect www urls to non-www

RewriteEngine on RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} !^ RewriteRule (.*)$1 [R=301,L]

Thanks in advance for the help!


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This is most likely a DNS issue. How have you set up the DNS <br> <br>The contents of the VirtualHosts blocks in the files in /etc/apache2/sites-enabled might also be helpful in debugging this. <br> <br>If you want to by pass cpanel, we have a tutorial for setting up multiple domains on the same droplet: <br> <br>