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How do I create a subdomain?

Creating a subdomain involves setting up a distinct web address that is part of your main domain. Subdomains are often used to organize and categorize content on a website. Here’s a general guide on how to create a subdomain:

  1. Log in to Your Hosting Account: Access your web hosting control panel or dashboard. This is typically provided by your hosting provider and can be accessed through a web browser.
  2. Locate Domain Management or Subdomain Section: Look for an option related to domain management, subdomains, or something similar. The specific wording may vary depending on your hosting provider.
  3. Choose “Subdomain” or “Create Subdomain”: There should be an option to add a subdomain. Click on this option.
  4. Enter the Subdomain Name: Provide the desired subdomain name. For example, if you want to create a subdomain called “blog” for the domain “example.com,” you would enter “blog” as the subdomain.
  5. Choose the Document Root or Directory: Specify the directory where the subdomain’s files will be stored. This is the location on your server where the content for the subdomain will be located. You may leave this field blank to use the default directory.
  6. Create the Subdomain: Confirm your action, and the system should create the subdomain. This process usually takes only a few moments.
  7. Wait for DNS Propagation: DNS changes may take some time to propagate across the internet. It could take a few hours, or up to 48 hours, for the subdomain to become fully functional.
  8. Test the Subdomain: After the DNS changes have propagated, open a web browser and enter the subdomain address (e.g., “blog.example.com”). It should display the content associated with the subdomain.

Keep in mind that the specific steps and terminology may vary based on your hosting provider. If you have trouble finding the option or if you’re unsure about any step, refer to your hosting provider’s documentation or contact their support for assistance. support@hzmfr.com