This tutorial will help you learn how to create a Subdomain in cPanel.
Quick look at what is a Subdomain – Its an extension to your actual domain name, which helps you create different websites by just using/paying for one domain name.
Creating the subdomains is free because its a part of your domain.
The subdomain we will be creating in the video will be using this domain: mrvirk.com
& we will create a subdomain for it named test.mrvirk.com & host an index.html file to see if it works and the tips around it.
Who is this tutorial for:
This tutorial will help people who are starting their journey in web development, hosting, cpanel, worpress or a non-technical person (example: modal, teacher, plumber, student etc) who has a portfolio/website and want to learn to extend it using subdomain.
This tutorial is also relevant for the Hosting providers listed below to help you create a subdomain in their cPanel:
If you search for any of these you are at the right place, dont waste any time in watching the video tutorial below this paragraph.
- How to create a Subdomain in Godaddy
- How to create a Subdomain in Namecheap
- How to create a Subdomain in Bluehost
- How to create a Subdomain in WordPress
Full steps to create a subdomain:
1 -Login into your hosting account.
2- Open cPanel
(if you are not used to cPanel, please see this short demo video tutorial on cPanel)
3- Select – Subdomain (as seen in the image below)
4- Create a subdomain
5- Go to File Manager – open the Subdomain (the name you gave yo your domain) named folder.
6- Now you have these options –
- create a html website (used in the tutorial)
- use wordpress or any other CMS
- upload your existing website files.
Hope this tutorial helped.
Final results after creating a test page/website on this new subdomain –