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#1 Adz1990  Icon User is offline

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Have two domains but only want one.

Posted 10 October 2016 - 07:25 AM

Ok So I am completely new to web hosting.

I have a domain registered with cpanel and another one with wordpress. I want the site on wordpress to be the one viewed when you type in the domain name for my Cpanel.

Any help will be appreciated.

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Re: Have two domains but only want one.

Posted 10 October 2016 - 07:34 AM

Ok so I think i got it worked out. On the wordpress script page on your CPanel, you just change your link details to the wordpress one. Is That correct?
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Re: Have two domains but only want one.

Posted 10 October 2016 - 09:15 AM

You are a bit confused. CPanel is just software the makes managing your server easier, it isn't a domain registrar. Likewise, wordpress, unless you are referring to WordPress.com, is not a registrar.

Now, the CPanel domain is literally the IP that it sits on with the port number. If you want to direct your domain to a wordpress install, you need to change your DNS settings to send the request to the server that the install is hosted on, server.myserver.com, or even an IP Address.
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Re: Have two domains but only want one.

Posted 10 October 2016 - 12:13 PM

Under your vhost, issue a 301 URL rewrite to host both sites on one domain.
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