Blog on main domain but need a website also


#1

Hi, when I installed Wordpress on my domain I made it where when someone typed my domain in it would take them to the blog directly. Now I find that in order to complete a CSS course I’m taking I need a page that doesn’t reflect the coding of my blog. I don’t know where I need to put the files for this class so they show up as a separate website.

I know I can use a subdomain but this class is just a temporary thing and the blog is permanent so I don’t really want to move the blog to a subdomain. Does anyone here know what I need to do to accomplish what I am seeking?

Thanks for any and all help.
Teresa


#2

Why not put the CMS on the subdomain? If the CMS has to be your main site, then your blog will have to become a subdirectory of the CMS or a subdomain.


#3

Why do the files for your class have to be on your main domain? Can’t you just make a fully hosted subdomain (i.e. classproject.mywebsite.com)? Subdomains are completely separate you know. That’s what I would do. I’ve taken such courses before and there shouldn’t be any problems. Not everyone has paid web hosting so I’m sure using a subdomain of some sort would be fine for such things considering anyone in the class using free hosts would be using one.


#4

I will try putting the class on a subdomain. I’m not too knowledgeable about the back end workings of things but I do have my own paid domain. I’ve never really dealt with subdomains before so I didn’t really know what all was involved with using them. I appreciate both of you answering my question and if it’s ok I may ask for your help again with this. Hopefully putting it on a subdomain will accomplish what I am needing.


#5

I’m sure it will. There really is no difference as far as functionality goes from using yourwebsite.com vs sub.yourwebsite.com fully hosted. Its just an address to where your files are located.


#6

Thank you both! That worked and I appreciate your help.