A subdomain allows you to create extra addresses, that end in your domain primary domain name. For example, if you have the domain name banana.com, a sub-domain of that would be shop.banana.com.
How to create a subdomain in cPanel
- Log in to cPanel.
- Navigate to Subdomains.
- Under the Create a Subdomain heading, input the first part of the sub-domain you want in the Subdomain field
- e.g If you want shop.mydomain.com, just type in “shop”
- Then click outside the Subdomain text box
- This will automatically fill out the Document Root field.
- Click Create.
Done! This will create the necessary DNS records in your cPanel DNS Zone. If your domain isn’t using our hosting nameservers, you will need to add a DNS record for this new subdomain.
You can manage website files for this subdomain via the folder nominated in step 5.