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HOW TO: Create a cPanel account within WHM

Last modified: September 30, 2022
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HOW TO: Create a cPanel account within WHM

Follow the steps below to create a domain in WHM:

1. Log in to WHM.
2. Click Account Functions.
3. Click the icon Create a New Account.
4. Under Domain Information, enter the domain, username, password (twice) and the contact email address.
5. In the Package section select the package your have already created.
6. You can set the theme and language of the cPanel in Settings section.
7. Under DNS Settings choose which nameservers will be set in the records and the SPF and DKIM records that will be held in the local DNS nameserver tables.
8. Next, select how the mail is to be handled under Mail Routing Settings.
9. Lastly, click Create.
If it is successful a Account Creation Status: ok (Account Creation Ok) will be displayed. Then you would be able to login to the new account through the new cPanel’s domain (e.g. or through the server’s IP address with the cPanel port (e.g. 123.456.789.101:2083).

We hope this article helped you to learn about how to create a cPanel account within WHM. Check out the next article on HOW TO: Set up Domain Redirection in cPanel.

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