There are lots of ways to redirect a domain address to an alternative domain or subdomain and one of them is by setting up a CNAME record. When you own a domain and you have developed 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 your-domain.com that redirects to subdomain.provider.com. What you'll achieve by doing this is that www.your-domain.com is going to be in the Internet browser address bar while it opens the already mentioned website from the servers of the third-party company. It is important to know that if you set up a CNAME record, any other records your domain name may have will stop working, so you can't have both a CNAME record pointing to one company and working e-mail address with another. The CNAME record is always an alpha string, not a number, and often more configuration may be needed with the other provider.
CNAME Records in Cloud Hosting
You can easily set up CNAME records provided you have a cloud hosting service through our company. We are going to supply you with an easy-to-use CP where you could view all DNS records for the domain addresses and subdomains which are hosted in the account. Creating a CNAME record includes a few simple steps - select the domain/subdomain, pick CNAME as the type, type in the hostname you are redirecting to, then just click the Save button. The procedure is as basic as that and the new record will be active almost instantly. In this way, you will have more control over your domain names and subdomains and over the content they open, you could create a private URL for company emails, plus much more. If you feel uncertain about how to set up a new record or you have never done such a task, you will find there's a short video tutorial where you can see the whole process first-hand. If you want to change or delete an existing CNAME record created for a domain/subdomain hosted on our end, it will take you literally just a mouse click to get it done.
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 Linux semi-dedicated service that we offer, is extremely easy to use. If you would like to set up a CNAME record for any purpose, all that you have to do will be to pick the domain or subdomain that you need, pick the type of record, which will be CNAME in this case, then enter the value i.e. the domain address or subdomain you are forwarding to. The procedure is quite easy and you can create the record in the DNS Records section of the CP. Within the hour the new record is going to be fully active and within a couple of hours it will propagate around the globe. If you aren't sure what you have to do, we have prepared a comprehensive help article and a short video tutorial on how to go about creating a CNAME record and they're both situated in that same section of Hepsia. Naturally, you can also get in touch with us for assistance anytime.