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How to configure a temporary Domain on Hostgator (before website is migrated)

By August 26, 2019August 26th, 2021No Comments

In general, the rules are as follows:

Format for the Primary Domain

Hosting with cPanel
Shared http://gator####.temp.domains/~username/
Reseller http://rellerserver.temp.domains/~username/

Note: Be sure to replace the underlined items above with the actual values for your server name and cPanel username, which can be located in your Welcome email or cPanel’s General Information section.General Information Section

  • 1.) Log into cPanel.
  • 2.) Search for the General Information section on the right-side menu.
  • 3.) Take note of the Current User (cPanel user) and the Server Hostname.

 

Hosting with Plesk

http://domain.com.the-IP-address.hgws#.hgwin.temp.domains/

Note: Be sure to replace all of the above with the actual values (found in Welcome email) and to have the dashes between the IP octets instead of dots.

 

More info can be found here.

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