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Step By Step Guide to Create a Subdomain in cPanel

Hosting is the base for every website. It is very much important to provide user friendly interface to make effective usage of the features. Because even though there are thousands of features, you can use it only if it easy to understand. So user interface must be easily understandable. So normally every hosting providers will provide the cPanel details for the users which is easy to understand.

What is a Sub Domain?

Subdomain is a domain name which is followed by the main domain. For Example: is a domain and is a sub domain.

How to Create a Subdomain in cPanel?

In cPanel it is very simple and easy steps to create the subdomain. Just follow the below steps to create a sub domain in your account.

  • Login to your cPanel with your Account Details.
  • After login, you will see an interface like below. Sometimes it may vary just because of different themes.

cpanel interface

  • In search, type as “Subdomains“, then you will get the results as shown below.

subdomain cpanel

  • Click on the Subdomains.
  • Then you will be redirected to another page, where you can see options like Subdomain, Domain & Document Root to create subdomain.

create subdomain

  • Just type your subdomain name in the provided box and just make a click inside the document root text box. For example: I have used the domain and created the subdomain “demo”.

choose sub domain

Just follow the below steps to install WordPress and Use the subdomain.

  • Go to cPanel, and search for Softaculous.
  • Click on the Softaculous under software.
  • In softaculous, go to wordpress installation. For more refer step by step guide to make use of one click installer.
  • Choose your sub domain and provide the needed details to install WordPress.

install softaculous in subdomain

  • Click on Submit. Once after the installation, then your subdomain is ready to design and use.
  • To check, go to cPanel & Click on File Manager as shown below.

cpanel filemanger

  • In Filemanager, Click on public_html.
  • Here you will see a folder in name of your subdomain as shown in the below image.

demo website in filemanager

  • Finally, you have created a subdomain and it is ready to use it.

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