A subdomain is a part of a web address that's under the main domain, for instance name.example.com. Technically, even in www.example.com the "www" element is a subdomain because the fully qualified domain name is only "example.com". Every single subdomain could have its own web site and records and can even be hosted with a different provider if you want to use a feature which is not provided by your current service provider. One example for using a subdomain is if you have a business site and an online store under a subdomain where customers can acquire your products. In addition, you can have a forum where they can talk about the products and by using subdomains instead of subfolders you are going to avoid any probability of all sites going down when you perform maintenance, or update one of the website scripts. Keeping the sites separated is also more secure in case there is a script security breach.

Subdomains in Website Hosting

When you use website hosting plans you're going to be able to create subdomains with only a few clicks in your web hosting CP. All of them will be listed in one spot together with the domain addresses hosted in the account and grouped under their own domain in order to make their management simpler. Regardless of the plan that you select, you will be able to create numerous subdomains and set their access folder or create custom error pages in the process. Additionally, you'll have access to lots of functions for any of them with only a click, so from the exact same section where you create them you can access their DNS records, files, visitor statistics, etc. In contrast to other providers, we have not limited the amount of subdomains that you can have even if you host only one domain name in the account.