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Create a Subdomain – cPanel

Learn how to Create a Subdomain in cPanel. A Subdomain is a domain with an extra prefix that operates separately from the original domain.

For example, if the registered domain name is yourdomain.com, the subdomain will be prefix.yourdomain.com.
You can use subdomains to create unique, separate content areas of your website. For example, blog.yourdomain.com and shop.yourdomain.com.


Video tutorial – Create a Subdomain – cPanel


Step-by-step tutorial – Create a Subdomain – cPanel

  1. Subdomains

    Login to cPanel.
    Tutorial: login from the Client Area or the direct link.

    Find the Domains section and click the Subdomains link.

    Extilum cPanel - Subdomains

  2. Create a Subdomain

    Subdomain
    — type the name of the subdomain you want to create in the Subdomain text box. 
    Domain
    — choose the domain name you wish to create a subdomain for from this drop-down menu.
    Document Root
    cPanel automatically fills in the document root path by using the subdomain name you’ve entered. This path is where the subdomain’s files are stored. If you want to store the subdomain’s files in another directory, enter the full path in the Document Root text box.
    Click the Create button.

    Extilum cPanel - Subdomains

  3. Wait for the success message.

    Extilum cPanel - Subdomains

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