Sub-domains?


#1

Hi all,

Do you have to register a sub-domain before you can host it here?

Thanks!

Freelance Web Designer
michael@dynamicvisiondesigns.com


#2

You have to create a sub-domain first. You can do it via DH panel --> Domains --> Manage Domains --> Add New Domain/Sub-Domain if you domain is registered in DH.

If the domain is registered elsewhere, you need to host the domain in DH first in order to create sub-domain in DH. To host the domain in DH, you need to set up the DNS like

ns1.dreamhost.com
ns2.dreamhost.com
ns3.dreamhost.com

You may want to refer to wiki for more information about hosting domian in DH. http://wiki.dreamhost.com/index.php/KB_/Domains/Transfers/_Transfer_Hosting

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#3

No, you do not need to register a sub-domain, you just need to add it to the system as Nathan explained, but you will need to register the parent domain. For example; If you wish to add the sub-domain ‘example.mydomain.com’, you will need to register ‘mydomain.com’, if you have not already done so.

Mark


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