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VPS & Dedicated Hosting: Creating New cPanel Accounts through WHM

If you would like to have more than one cPanel in your account or to host more than one website and want to keep them separate, then this tutorial will help you to be able to do that.

Note: To be able to do this, you will need to make sure that you have a package already made for the new cPanel.

Creating a cPanel

  1. Log in to the WHM.
  2. Click the Account Functions.
    WHM - Account Functions
  3. Click the icon Create a New Account icon.
    WHM - Create New Account
  4. Under Domain Information, enter the domain, username, password (twice), and the contact email address.
    New Account Domain Information
  5. In the Package section, select the package you have already created.
    New Account Package
  6. Settings are where the theme and language of the cPanel can be set.
    New Account Settings
  7. Under DNS Settings, choose which nameservers will be set in the records and the SPF and DKIM records in the local DNS nameserver tables.
    New Account DNS Settings
  8. Select how the mail is to be handled under Mail Routing Settings.
    New Account Email Routing Settings
  9. Click Create.

If it is a successful create it will say: 

Account Creation Complete!!!...Account Creation Ok...Done.

Then you would be able to log in to the new account through the new cPanel's domain (e.g., example.com/cpanel) or through the server's IP address with the cPanel port (e.g., 123.456.789.098:2083).

Pro Tip: The Bluehost cPanel theme is incompatible with sub-cPanel accounts. We recommend you use Paper Lantern or x3.

For further assistance, you may contact our Chat Support or Phone Support via 888-401-4678. You may also refer to our Knowledge Base articles to help answer common questions and guide you through various setup, configuration, and troubleshooting steps.