Setting Up a Sub Domain in cPanel

This is a tutorial for setting up a u Sudomain within the cPanel web hosting interface. What this process does is automate the setup of the hosting directory on the sever and set the DNS parameters so that the internet knows where to find your content.

1. Login into cPanel

2. Find the section labeled Domains

Domain Section in cPanel3. Choose Subdomains

4. The Subdomain


  • In the sub domain field you enter in the desired name and then choose the top level domain from the list on the right.
  • The Document root should auto populate based on what you entered for the Sub domain field.
  • Click Create and cPanel configures all the dns settings and creates the directory on the server.

You are now ready to upload your WordPress files to your new sub domain on the server.

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