Now that you understand what a subdomain is, you need to decide how you want yours to function before you set it up. Do you want your subdomain to point to an already existing IP address? Do you want to forward it to another URL? Use the table below to determine the direction of your subdomain.


You want your subdomain to:Instructions
Point to an IP AddressUse A (Host) records to Add a subdomain that points to an IP address
Point to a server nameUse CNAME (Alias) records to Add a subdomain that points to a server name


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