A subdomain is a part of a web address that's under the main domain, for instance name.example.com. Actually, even in www.example.com the "www" element is a subdomain given that the fully qualified domain name is only "example.com". Every subdomain can have its own web site and records and can also be hosted with a different company if you wish to use a specific feature which is not provided by your current provider. An example for using a subdomain is if you have a company site as well as an online store under a subdomain where customers can acquire your products. You can also have a forum in which they can talk about the products and by employing subdomains as opposed to subfolders you are going to avoid any risk of all sites going down if you perform maintenance, or update one of the website scripts. Keeping your sites separated is more secure in the event of a script security breach.
Subdomains in Cloud Web Hosting
Each cloud web hosting package we offer will allow you to create hundreds of subdomains with no more than a couple of mouse clicks in your web hosting CP. They're going to be listed in the area where you create them and arranged under the main domain for more convenience, so that you're able to easily monitor all of them. Furthermore, you can access a lot of functions for any one of the subdomains through right-click context menus - as an example, you can view or edit their DNS records, access the site files, and a lot more. While creating a new subdomain, you will also have many options that you can select from - define the default access folder, set customized error pages, activate FrontPage Extensions or select if the subdomain is going to use a shared or a dedicated IP address. The amount of subdomains you are going to have is 100 % up to you since we haven't restricted this feature for any one of our packages.