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How to use DNS to manage subdomains for different applications or services.

Managing Subdomains with DNS in cPanel at
At, you can easily manage subdomains for your different applications or services using the DNS Zone Editor in cPanel. Subdomains allow you to create separate web spaces or URLs within your primary domain, making it easier to organize and manage various components of your online presence. Here's how you can set up subdomains using DNS:
Log in to your cPanel account at
Navigate to the "Domains" section and click on "Zone Editor."
In the Zone Editor, you'll see a list of all the domains associated with your account. Select the domain for which you want to create a subdomain.
Scroll down to the "Add a New Record" section and follow these steps:
o Choose "A" as the record type if you want to point the subdomain to a specific IP address (e.g., for a separate web server or application).
o Choose "CNAME" if you want to point the subdomain to another domain or subdomain (e.g., for a service like a blog or an e-commerce store).
In the "Name" field, enter the desired subdomain name (e.g., "blog," "shop," "app," etc.).
If you chose "A" as the record type, enter the IP address you want to associate with the subdomain in the "IP Address" field.
If you chose "CNAME," enter the domain or subdomain you want to point the new subdomain to in the "CNAME" field.
Click "Add Record" to save the new subdomain entry.
Repeat steps 4-8 for any additional subdomains you want to create.
Once you've added the subdomain records, you can start using them for your various applications or services. For example:
• can point to your blog platform
• can point to your e-commerce store
• can point to a web application you've developed
By using subdomains, you can keep your different online components organized and easily accessible, while still maintaining a cohesive online presence under your primary domain at

Updated on: 08/05/2024

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