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Can I Use FTP With An Addon Domain On My cPanel Account

This undocumented feature of cPanel allows you to FTP via an Addon domain username if you replace with any active domain listed on your account.

You could create a username like and when you login to your FTP client you replace with, like this The password and other settings do not change.
The main FTP account can be used to access all the domains, files and folders on your account. Simply log into your FTP client and navigate to ~/public_html/addon_domains_folder/ and upload your files there.
Make sure your Addon FTP user exists (created in cPanel) before you attempt to connect.

To log in as the addon domain it will be:
Password: FTP account password
Folder or Directory: /

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