Knowledgebase: Control Panel Help
What is Subdomains?
Posted by SkyNetHosting.Net Inc., Last modified by SkyNetHosting.Net Inc. on 06 March 2007 03:22 PM

On CPanel based systems, a subdomain is a method to map a hostname/url to a sub-directory. As an example:

  • Assume your domain is
  • You install a forum into a directory in your web space called /forum/
    you can now access the forum as
  • You can turn the directory "forum" into a sub-domain from within your Control Panel. Now you can also access your forum as
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