How To Setup A Subdomain

A subdomain is a subsection of your website that can exist as a new website without a new domain name. Use subdomains to create memorable URLs for different content areas of your site.

For example, you can create a subdomain for your blog that is accessible through and

In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to setup a subdomain.

1) Login to your Name Hero Account

2) Access cPanel

3) Once in cPanel, scroll down under Domains and click Subdomains.

4) On the Subdomains page, simply give the subdomain a name, select the domain and define the Document Root folder.

For this example, we’re going to call ours subdomain, select the Domain and leave the Document Root folder the default public_html/subdomain. After this is done, click Create.

5) The subdomain is now set up and can be viewed at

Additionally, a directory with the subdomain folder has been created where you put the Document Root folder. Ours is in public_html.

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