Dedicated IPs, IP Address

By default, all Shared and Reseller hosting accounts have only one shared IP address and no dedicated IP address. You can find your site's current IP in the left-hand menu of the main page of cPanel.

Optimized WordPress Hosting

Optimized WordPress hosting packages are not eligible for a dedicated IP address at this time.

Dedicated IPs for Linux Shared and Cloud Hosting

Linux Shared hosting accounts have only one cPanel, so they are allowed only one dedicated IP. If you choose the dedicated IP, all of your addon and subdomains will use the dedicated IP. Emails will still use the shared IP.

Note: The Hatchling plan is not eligible for a dedicated IP.

Baby and Business plans are eligible for a dedicated IP. To purchase a dedicated IP address for a Baby or Business plan, please contact us via phone or Live Chat.

Dedicated IPs for Windows Shared Hosting

Windows Shared hosting accounts have a limit of one (1) dedicated IP address per account. If you choose to use a dedicated IP, all of your additional domains and subdomains will use the same IP. Emails will still use the shared IP.

To purchase a dedicated IP for a Windows Shared plan, please contact us via phone or Live Chat.

Dedicated IPs for Reseller Hosting

Reseller accounts have potential for unlimited IPs (one for each cPanel). Just create the cPanel first, then please contact us via phone or Live Chat to purchase an IP.

If you choose the dedicated IP, all of your addon and subdomains within the same cPanel will use the dedicated IP. Emails will still use the shared IP.

Dedicated IPs for VPS Hosting

Every VPS plan comes with 2 IP addresses, one of which is a shared IP by default. You may assign these IP addresses however you like. If you wish to purchase additional IP addresses, please contact us via phone or Live Chat.

Dedicated IPs for Dedicated Servers

Depending on the type of server plan, Dedicated Server owners are guaranteed between 2 to 5 dedicated IPs, of which 2 are provided when the servers is provisioned.

Server Type IP Addresses
Basic 2 Dedicated IPs
Standard 3 Dedicated IPs
Elite 4 Dedicated IPs
Pro 5 Dedicated IPs


If you find that your purchased package does not contain the above Dedicated IP's as listed, please contact us via phone or Live Chat to have additional IP's allocated to your server or to purchase IP addresses beyond that at $4 per month per IP address.

Can a reseller buy one dedicated IP address and make it a shared IP to assign to other cPanels?

Yes, it is possible to purchase a dedicated IP and make it a shared IP to assign to other cPanels. Resellers who wish to do so will need to contact us via phone or Live Chat.

Dedicated Server owners can do this through WHM. Please see the following article for more details:
HostGator's justification practices for IP distribution are subject to change to remain in conformity with policies of American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN). We reserve the right to deny any dedicated IP request based on insufficient justification or current IP utilization.

A dedicated IP change requires 4 hours to resolve. Your site may appear to be down during that time. You will NOT need to change your name servers.