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How do I make each domain show a different website?
If you have more than one domain in your package and have not made any changes to the domains' destination folder, each domain will point to the root folder of your webspace. The "root of your webspace" is the main folder where you can store your website files and create subdirectories (subfolders).
After your web hosting package has been set up, a few files and subfolders may already be present in your webspace such as the logs folder which holds the logs of who accesses your websites, an initial start page named index.html or default.htm that says "This domain has just been registered" and some other miscellaneous files and/or subfolders.
If you have 6 domains all in the same package and have made no changes to the files, each of the domains are set to point to the root of the webspace where the initial start page is located and all domains would show this same initial start page when viewing the site in Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, etc.
To illustrate better, log into the 1&1 Control Panel:
To separate your domains so that each domain shows a different website, you will have to change the destination of each domain to a subfolder that you create. Using the image above, it would be advisable to create one subfolder named 1and1help and use this as the destination folder for 1and1help.com so that way all website files for 1and1help.com can be stored in the 1and1help folder, separate from the other domain.
The same can be done for somedomain.com. You can simply create a subfolder named somedomain and use this as the destination folder for somedomain.com so that the site files are stored in this subdirectory and are not combined with the other domain's files.
To change a domain's destination, please reference How do I set up or change a destination for the domain? making sure each domain points to a separate subfolder of your choice. Then you simply have to make sure that when uploading your files, you upload them to the correct subfolder used for that domain.
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