What is the difference between addon domains and 'alias' domains?

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Written by Dennis Nind

Last published at: February 8th, 2019

Addon and alias domains

Characteristic
Addon domains
Alias domains
The main domain appears in the address bar. Yes No
The domain uses the following Apache directive: VirtualHost ServerAlias
The domain uses separate logs. Yes No
The domain uses separate stats. Yes No
The system treats the domain as a subdomain (other than the URL). Yes No
This type of domain is ideal for multiple domains that share the same address. No Yes