What is a subdomain?

A subdomain is a subsection of a main domain, in this format:

  • subdomain.maindomain.com
Sub domains allow clients to create completely separate websites with human-readable names without having to register multiple domain names.

For instance, a main website may be called yourdomain.com, but a subdomain may be forums.yourdomain.com.

  • 2 Users Found This Useful
Was this answer helpful?

Related Articles

How long do domains take to propagate?

Domain changes usually take anywhere from 15 minutes to 24 hours to propagate, although...

What is a redirect?

A domain redirect is an instance where a visitor is redirected to a different page when they try...

What happens when a domain expires?

After a domain expires, it will be available for registration by anybody. It is recommended to...

What is a parked domain?

A parked domain is a domain that simply redirects users to a different domain. For instance, if...

What is a domain?

A domain is a human-readable name assigned to an IP address to make accessing websites much...