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How to Change the Main Domain of Your Hosting Account
How to Change the Main Domain of Your Hosting Account

Changing the main domain of a hosting account, renaming the hosting account in hPanel

Updated over a week ago

If you want to change the domain name assigned as the main one for your hosting account, you can do so in a few clicks!

Step 1 - Check the Domain

First, make sure that the domain name you want to set as main is visible in the Websites section of your panel. If it’s not there, make sure to add the website first.

Step 2 - Change the Main Domain

Go to Websites → Manage, search for Set Main Domain on the left sidebar and click on it:

The hPanel sidebar showing to select Set Main Domain

Open the drop-down list and choose the domain you want and click on Set as main domain:

The Set Main Domain section on hPanel

You have successfully designated a new domain as the main domain of your hosting account! If you don’t need the old website anymore, you can delete it by following these steps: How to delete a website from a hosting account.


  • The Set Main Domain feature only renames your hosting account. It has no influence on website files

  • The option to change the main domain is not available for websites created with Website Builder

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