If you want to forward a domain address that you have to a different domain name or subdomain, the best way to do that would be to use a CNAME record. By setting up such a record, the domain being redirected loses all its records (A, MX, and so forth) and instead, it takes the A record of the domain name it is redirected to. In this way, if you use a web design service by some provider that gives you a subdomain, you can use an actual domain name and not only will it be redirected to the website you have created, but it'll also appear in the Internet browser address bar at all times. Other possible uses of a CNAME record are to redirect all the targeted traffic from various subdomains to their main domain, or to use the webmail service of your webhosting company by using webmail.your-doman.com, for example. The latter will work only by creating a CNAME record for a subdomain because such a record created for the main domain name makes it impossible to use email addresses.

CNAME Records in Cloud Website Hosting

The Hepsia hosting CP, which we provide with each and every Linux cloud website hosting package, will enable you to create CNAME records for every single domain address or subdomain hosted inside the account with just a few mouse clicks. If you aren't sure how to go about it, you should check the video tutorial that is available inside the Control Panel, read the comprehensive Help article on the subject, or just simply contact us and we can assist you 24/7, even though it is unlikely you'll experience any difficulties as all it takes to create a new CNAME record is to select a domain/subdomain, type the hostname that you're redirecting to, and save the change. The new record is going to be fully active within the hour. Using CNAME records allows you to have better control of your domains and site content and our system is simple and intuitive enough to allow individuals with no previous experience to create this sort of records with ease.

CNAME Records in Semi-dedicated Hosting

The Hepsia hosting Control Panel, which comes with every one of our semi-dedicated server accounts, will permit you to create a CNAME record effortlessly. Whether you want to create a private URL for your emails, to forward a domain address to a subdomain inside the account or to forward a domain address to another company and use some third-party service that they provide, it will not take you more than three clicks to set up this type of record. All DNS records for the domain names and subdomains hosted inside the semi-dedicated account will be listed in a separate section in the Control Panel, so when you are there, all you will have to do will be to choose the type of the record that you want to create and the hostname for which you are creating it, and then input the actual record text. For your convenience, you can see a short video inside the CP regarding how to set up a CNAME record or you can follow the instructions in the help article, that is available in the DNS records section.