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How to Manage Hosting Account Subdomain

A Subdomain is an extension to your main domain. You can use it to separate specific contents from your main Domain Name. For example, you can create a subdomain on your website called gallery that is accessible through your URL gallery.mydomain.com. The other common subdomains you can create are blog.mydomain.com or shop.mydomain.com. This is helpful for visitors to easily remember and access other sections of your website apart from your domain name.

Once you signed up for a Web Hosting account with Crazy Domains. You can manage your Subdomain settings via your Hosting Manager.

Table of Contents

  1. Access Subdomain Page
  2. Create a Subdomain
  3. Edit Document Root
  4. Manage Redirection
  5. Remove Subdomain

Access Subdomain Page

Your Hosting Manager can allow you to manage hosting settings including creating subdomain, updating document root, manage redirection, and remove subdomain. Follow the steps below to access your subdomain page.

Step 1. Access your Hosting Manager.
Step 2. From the Home page, click on the Domains or the [ v ] arrow symbol on the right side, then click the Subdomains icon.

access subdomain paige in hosting manager subdomain icon option to access subdomain page from hosting manager

And you’ll be redirected to your Subdomain page. Continue reading this article to start creating a Subdomain.

Create a Subdomain

Follow these steps below to create a Subdomain in your Hosting Manager.

Step 1. On the Subdomain page, enter the following details to the following:

Subdomain Enter the name of the subsection. For example: blog.mydomain.com or support.mydomain.com
Domain Select the primary domain you prefer the subdomain to be an extension of.
Document Root The specific pathway for your subdomain. Usually generated by the system.
create a subdomain in your hosting account
Step 2. Click the Create button, then click the Go Back button to return to the Subdomain page.

Edit Document Root

The Document Root is where you store the website files for a domain name. Your primary domain is rooted in the public_html folder. If you wish to edit your Document Root, you can follow these steps below.

Step 1. On the Subdomain page, scroll down to the Modify a Subdomain part of the page.
Step 2. If you have multiple Subdomains, you can look it up by typing in the subdomain name in the search textbox, then click the Go button.
Step 3. Click the Pencil icon on the right side of the subdomain you wish to edit.
edit a subdomain in your hosting manager
Step 4. Enter the appropriate pathway in the Document Root field. Then, click the Change button.
edit a subdomain window in your hosting account

You have successfully updated your Document Root. If you wish to go back to the Subdomains page, click the Go Back button.

Manage Redirection

You can redirect visitors from a Subdomain to another site address. For example, support.mydomain.com to help.mydomain.com. Follow the steps below to manage redirection.

Step 1. On the Subdomain page, scroll down to the Modify a Subdomain part of the page.
Step 2. If you have multiple Subdomains, you can look it up by typing in the Subdomain name in the search textbox, then click the Go button.
Step 3. Click the Arrow icon on the right side of the subdomain you wish to manage.
redirect subdomain in your hosting manager
Step 4. Enter the complete website address that your subdomain redirects to, then click Save.
redirect window option to change url in hosting manager
Step 5. If you wish to Disable redirection of a specific Subdomain, click the Disable Redirection button.

Click the Go Back button to go back to the Subdomain page.

Remove Subdomain

You can permanently remove a subdomain from your hosting account by following these steps below.

Step 1. On the Subdomain page, scroll down to the Modify a Subdomain part of the page.
Step 2. If you have multiple Subdomains, you can look it up by typing in the subdomain name in the search textbox, then click the Go button.
Step 3. Click the Delete icon on the right side of the subdomain you wish to remove.
remove a subdomain icon via your hosting account
Step 4. Click the Delete Subdomain button.
delete subdomain window via your hosting account

A message will show that your Subdomain is deleted on your hosting account. If you wish to return to the Subdomain page, click the Go Back button.

Note: It will only remove the Subdomain in your Hosting Manager. The files/data will not be removed by the system. You can access your File Manager to remove the data.

Please let us know if you need any further assistance, or if you have any questions. We’d love to help!

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