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Creating a sub-domain in cPanel
Updated Thursday January 7th 2021 / Category Web Hosting

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

  1. Log in to cPanel.
  2. Navigate to Subdomains.
  3. 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”
  4. Then click outside the Subdomain text box
  5. This will automatically fill out the Document Root field.
  6. 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.

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