There are lots of ways to point a domain address to a different domain or subdomain and one of them is by creating a CNAME record. In case you own a domain and you've set up a website through some on-line service that provides you with a service subdomain, you could easily link the two by creating a CNAME record for that redirects to What you will achieve as a result is that will be in the web browser address bar while it opens the already mentioned Internet site from the servers of the third-party provider. It is essential to know that if you create a CNAME record, any other records your domain address may have will stop functioning, so you cannot have both a CNAME record pointing to one provider and functioning e-mail address with another. The CNAME record is always an alpha string, not a number, and in some cases more configuration may be required with the other provider.
CNAME Records in Website Hosting
The Hepsia hosting CP, which we offer with each and every Linux website hosting, will permit you to create CNAME records for every domain or subdomain hosted inside the account with only a few mouse clicks. If you aren't sure how to go about it, you can check out the video tutorial that's available in the CP, read the comprehensive Help article on the subject, or you can simply contact us and we can assist you 24/7, even though it is unlikely that you will experience any difficulties as all it takes to create a new CNAME record is to choose a domain/subdomain, type in the hostname you are redirecting to, and save the modification. The new record is going to be fully active within the hour. Using CNAME records allows you to have better control of your domain addresses and site content and our system is simple and user-friendly enough to allow people with no previous experience to set up this kind of records effortlessly.
CNAME Records in Semi-dedicated Servers
Managing DNS records usually seems to be a challenging task to people with less experience, but the Hepsia hosting Control Panel, which comes with every semi-dedicated hosting service which we offer, is very easy to use. If you wish to set up a CNAME record for any purpose, all you will have to do will be to pick the domain name or subdomain you need, choose the type of record, that will be CNAME in this case, then enter the value i.e. the domain or subdomain you are forwarding to. The process is very simple and you can create the record in the DNS Records section of the CP. Within the hour the new record will be 100 % active and within a few hours it'll propagate worldwide. If you're not sure what you should do, we've prepared a comprehensive help article and a short video tutorial on how to go about creating a CNAME record and they are both situated in that very same section of Hepsia. Naturally, you can also get in touch with us for assistance whenever you want.