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Adding CNAME records

DNS records added via the "DNS Manager" section in the Control panel take effect only when the domain name uses the DNS service of your hosting account.

In order to apply changes to your DNS records, you need to:

1. Log into your Control panel and navigate to the "DNS manager" section.

2. You can apply the changes globally for all domain names parked on the hosting account, or for a particular domain name only. Select the appropriate option from the "SHow hostnames of:" drop-down menu.

Select a domain

3. At the bottom of the page you will see an "Add a new record" field. Select "CNAME" from the "Type" drop-down menu.

Add a new record

4. Enter the name in the "Subdomain" field. To point www.example.com to another domain/host, then you need to type www in the "Subdomain" field. In the "Target" field type the domain/host name of the server to which you want to point the CNAME record. In the below example, we are showing how to point www.example.com to the blogger.com blogging service of Google.

Add a new CNAME record

After applying all values, click on the "Submit" button.