Deleting a domain


This article explains how to delete a domain from the Manage Websites page.

Back up the domain's data

Before you delete your domain, make sure you back up any data that you want to keep. View the following articles for instructions on different methods of how to back up your data:


Deleting the primary domain

If your primary domain ( has a subdomain such as, both domains will be deleted.

Do not delete the primary domain if you still want to host the subdomain. Instead, set it to DNS Only.

Deleting a subdomain

The process to delete a subdomain ( is the same as for a top-level domain (

Deleting a subdomain will not delete the primary domain. Only the subdomain will be deleted from your panel.

What data is deleted?

The following data is removed when you delete a domain.

  • The website in the panel
  • The website files on the server
  • All email addresses and their content
  • The database hostname

What is not deleted

The following is not deleted. You will have to remove these separately in your panel.

Deleting a domain

Deleting a domain cannot be undone. Make sure you are certain you wish to delete the domain before proceeding.

  1. Navigate to the Manage Websites page.
  2. Click the Manage button to open the Domain Settings page, which allows you to adjust various settings for your site.
    • If in Grid view, click the Manage button at the bottom of the website box.
    • If in List view, click the Manage button at the far right of your domain name.
  3. When the Manage page opens, select the Hosting tab.
  4. Scroll down and select the Permanently Delete Domain section.
  5. Click the Proceed with Deletion button to finalize the process.

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