What is the difference between a parked domain and a subdomain?
A parked domain (or alias) is a secondary domain that points to the user’s primary domain. If users visit the parked domain’s website, the primary website appears.
A subdomain is a subsection of your website that sometimes exists as a subdirectory of your
public_html (document root) directory or your account’s home directory. Subdomains use a prefix in conjunction with the domain name.
For example, if the registered domain name is
example.com, the subdomain is
cPanel's official documentation on parking and parked domains:
cPanel's official documentation on subdomains: