A subdomain is a web address, that is under a main, or a root domain name. An illustration is something.domain.com, in which domain.com is the main domain name, while "something" is the subdomain below it. Every subdomain can have its own site and records i.e. apart from employing the domain name as a part of the whole web address, a subdomain can be fully independent and even hosted by a separate service provider. Using a subdomain can be extremely useful if you want to have different sites that are connected in some way. As an example, you can have an on-line store under the main domain and a forum under a subdomain so as to offer means for your clients to ask questions and / or share opinions about your products. The main advantage of using a subdomain rather than a subfolder is that the web sites will be separated, so you're able to update one of them or perform maintenance without affecting the other.
Subdomains in Hosting
When you use hosting plans you are going to be able to create subdomains with only a couple of mouse clicks in your web hosting Control Panel. All of them are going to be listed in a single place together with the domain names hosted in the account and grouped under their own domain in order to make their administration easier. Whatever the plan that you choose, you will be able to create numerous subdomains and set their access folder or create custom error pages along the way. Additionally, you will have access to many functions for any of them with just a click, so from the very same section in which you create them you can access their DNS records, files, visitor statistics, etc. Unlike other providers, we have not limited the number of subdomains which you can have even if you host one domain name in the account.
Subdomains in Semi-dedicated Servers
When you get a semi-dedicated server package, you are going to be able to create as many subdomains as you'd like as this feature is unrestricted. For the reason that the hosting plans are quite powerful, we've decided not to set any cap on the number of subdomains. Our advanced Hepsia CP will enable you to create a new subdomain with no more than a couple of mouse clicks, to choose which folder it'll access in the account, to activate FrontPage Extensions for it, to set up unique error pages, to set a shared or a dedicated IP address if you have one, and much more. For your convenience, all of the subdomains are going to be listed under their root domain, so that you can effortlessly see and control them. Using fast access links, you will also have the ability to open the site files for any one of the subdomains that you have or see its DNS records.