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How to Set Up Subdomains

Subdomains are subdivisions of a domain. They can be used to create different sites within the domain. For example, you could create a subdomain for a different language or a subdomain for a mobile version of the site.

How to Add a Subdomain in the ACC  

WP Enthusiast and WP Professional accounts have different steps. Go to How to Add a Subdomain in WP Enthusiast or WP Professional Accounts section for instructions for WP Enthusiast or WP Professional subdomain setup.

  1. Go to the Account Control Center (ACC)
  2. Click Domains in the left sidebar
  3. Click Add a Domain Name
  4. Under Select Domain Name, select Add Subdomain
  5. Next to Subdomain Name, input the desired name for the subdomain and select the parent domain from the dropdown
  6. Select a hosting type for your new subdomain
    • If you selected Weebly Site Builder Hosting, select a Weebly Hosting Plan
  7. Click Proceed
    • If you selected Domain Parking, select the domain where you want to park the subdomain
    • Click Proceed

How to Add a Subdomain in WP Enthusiast, WP Professional, or WP Professional Plus Accounts

 This will make a new WordPress site.

  1. Log into the Account Control Center (ACC)
  2. Click WordPress in the left sidebar
  3. Click Create Site in the dropdown
  4. Fill in the User Information section
  5. Under Domain, you can choose Custom pairsite.com subdomain or Custom subdomain of a domain you own.

Custom pairsite.com Subdomain

  1. Under Subdomain, input the desired name for your subdomain.  

     It will appear as desiredName.pairsite.com

  2. Click Create and wait for the site to be created

Custom Subdomain of a Domain You Own

  1. Under Subdomain, input the desired name for your subdomain.

    It will appear as desiredName.parentDomain.com

  2. Under Domain, select your preferred parent domain from the drop-down
  3. Click Create and wait for the site to be created
Updated on October 26, 2018

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