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  • Subdomains

    How do I get more subdomains.

    e.g forums.mydomain.com, news.mydomain.com

    It's possible to change my linux subdmain name? change it from x.mydomain.com to anything else?

  • #2
    Re: Subdomains

    Hi There,

    Unfortunately you cannot change your Linux site sub-domain name after it is activated. The only way would be to cancel it, and once it is removed, sign up again and choose a different sub-domain name. If this is a serious problem for you, please contact support@myhosting.com and they'll see what else they might be able to do to help.

    Also you only get one Free-Linux account so there's now way to add additional free Linux accounts or hostnames.

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    • #3
      Re: Subdomains

      So there's no way to use a subdomain to point to another directory within the site? e.g. http://pics.mysite.com resolves to http://mysite.com/pics/ ?

      Also, just to be sure I'm following this correctly... there's no way to specify directories w/in a CNAME alias, right? If I set "pics" to "@" it would resolve to http://mysite.com/...

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      • #4
        Re: Subdomains

        Currently there's no way to point a sub-domain name to a sub-directory as you describe. We used to offer a service like this called DIR Aliasing but it required a second IP address, and was not all that popular, so it has been grandfathered.

        Regarding CNAME aliases (sub-domains), you can create as many as you like from your DNS Management interface. You can point a CNAME at another IP address or another domain/sub-domain name.

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        • #5
          Re: Subdomains

          Hello. Why can not I create a sub domain that points to a sub directory on my site. I do not want to acquire another IP. This is possible in all hosting I have with other businesses that are very basic. Because MyHosting.com so good at this subject can not handle something as basic

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          • #6
            Re: Subdomains

            Hi There,

            Right now we don't offer this feature. If you would like to see it added why not vote for the "idea"?

            http://myhosting.com/ideas/Web-Sites/su ... ux-account

            The more popular ideas are more likely to be implemented sooner!

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            • #7
              has there been any update made to this particular issue? i'm a little confused i guess, can you not have sub domains at all through myhosting, or do you have to set them up when you sign up, or is it linus related only?

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              • #8
                With new accounts created on our myhosting.com onCloud platform, you can setup subdomains the way this forum describes above.
                Those on our Classic platform can enter a subdomain during signup to add additional hosting plans on that subdomain.
                If you're interested in our new platform all new signups through our online store pages (Website Hosting & Domain Hosting | myhosting.com) are automatically setup on it.
                While we are preparing a migration in the near future, existing accounts looking to migrate must be done manually at this time.

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