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Set Up or Change a Destination for a Domain

For 1&1 WebHosting

Learn how to set up or change a destination for a domain in a 1&1 package.

This article describes how to change a domain's destination to point to a folder in your package's web space. For help on how to forward a domain, please reference redirect (forward) a domain.

Step 1
Log in to your 1&1 Control Panel and select the relevant package.
Step 2
From the Domains panel, click on Manage Domains.
Domains > Manage Domains
Domains > Manage Domains

Step 3
Click the arrow icon next to the domain in question to open a list of domain options. Domain overview
Domain overview
Step 4
Select Edit Destination from the Domain Settings section of the options list. Domain overview
Domain overview
Step 5
You can point the domain to an existing directory (an existing folder) or create a new directory (create a new folder). Please refer to the correct section below:
Existing Directory
  • Under Destination, select Webspace.
  • Choose the folder that holds the website's files from the existing directory by opening the file-path.
  • Click the folder icon that holds the website's files.
  • Click OK to save your changes.
Domain overview
Domain overview
Create New Directory
  • Under Destination, select Webspace (A).
  • Click on the folder icon (B).
  • Click on Create Directory (C).
Domain Destination overview
Domain Destination overview
  • Enter a name in the text box.
  • Click Save.
New destination selected
New destination selected
For additional information, you may want to reference: