How to Create a Subdomain in cPanel

Posted on by Ronald Caldwell
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You can create a subdomain for your website in cPanel in a few easy steps. It allows you to create a subsection of your website under the same account existing as a separate site without the need to register a new domain. With this guide, users can set up a new subdomain for their website.

Requirements

  • A server with cPanel.
  • cPanel login credentials.

Create a Subdomain in cPanel

2. Under the Domains section, click Subdomains.

3. Enter the prefix of your new subdomain. From the dropdown menu under the Domain section, select the domain to which the subdomain is assigned. A directory name is generated for the subdomain by default. You can change it if you choose.

4. Once all selections are made, click Create.

5. A success confirmation appears advising that the new subdomain is created.

6. Navigating back to the Subdomains page shows the newly created subdomain under Modify a Subdomain. Here you can edit the directory for the files, remove the subdomain, or create and manage any redirects.

Wrapping Up

Creating subdomains in cPanel helps you effectively manage the pages of our website. You can use them to organize areas of your website that need to be separate. Use this tutorial to create a subdomain in cPanel.

Liquid Web customers with cPanel have 24/7/365 support for these and other functions. The managed experience is available on our VPS Hosting, Cloud Dedicated Servers, and Dedicated Servers with cPanel. Contact our sales team to get started.

About the Author: Ronald Caldwell

Ron is a Technical Writer at Liquid Web working with the Marketing team. He has 9+ years of experience in Technology. He obtained an Associate of Science in Computer Science from Prairie State College in 2015. He is happily married to his high school sweetheart and lives in Michigan with her and their children.

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