There are many ways to direct a domain address to another domain or subdomain and one of them is by creating a CNAME record. When you own a domain and you've created a website through some online service that provides you with a service subdomain, you could easily link the two by setting up a CNAME record for that directs to What you're going to achieve by doing this is that will be in the web browser address bar while it opens the already mentioned website from the servers of the third-party provider. It is important to know that if you set up a CNAME record, any other records your domain name may have will stop functioning, so you cannot have both a CNAME record pointing to one provider and functioning email addresses with another one. The CNAME record is always an alpha string, not a number, and in some cases more configuration may be needed with the other company.

CNAME Records in Cloud Hosting

You can effortlessly set up CNAME records provided you have a Linux cloud hosting through our company. We will provide you with an easy-to-use Control Panel which allows you to see all DNS records for the domains and subdomains which are hosted within the account. Creating a CNAME record requires a number of simple steps - choose the domain/subdomain, pick CNAME as the type, type in the hostname you are forwarding to, after that simply click on the Save button. The procedure is as basic as that and the new record will be active almost instantly. In this way, you're going to have more control over your domain addresses and subdomains and over the content they open, you'll be able to set up a private URL for company emails, plus much more. If you feel unsure about how to create a new record or you have never done such a task, you will find a short video tutorial in which you can see the whole process first-hand. If you decide to modify or delete an existing CNAME record created for a domain/subdomain hosted on our end, it'll require literally only a click to do it.

CNAME Records in Semi-dedicated Hosting

You'll be able to set up, edit and delete CNAME records really easy with all of our semi-dedicated server plans. The accounts are controlled through the custom Hepsia hosting CP, and in one of its sections you'll see all records for any domain name or subdomain you have added in your account. To create a new record, you simply need to pick the hostname which will be forwarded (domain/subdomain), type where it will be forwarded to, choose the record type, that'll be CNAME in this case, and you'll be all set. In case you haven't used a web hosting service before, our Control Panel is quite easy to use, so you will not have any difficulties. We also have a short video and an in-depth help article concerning how to set up a CNAME record, both of which are located in the same section of Hepsia. With this function, you could easily use a domain hosted on our cutting edge cloud hosting platform for a website created somewhere else, set up a custom webmail login address with any of your domain names, plus much more.