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Is the following possible? I own a domain ie. www.mydomain.com, Can I know create a subdomain contest.mydomain.com I created an application (contest)Wordpress, added subdomain (contest.mydomain.com) than created the website www.contest.domain.com/

Is this possible and do I need to do anything on godaddy.com where I purchased the name...Hope this is not to confusing!

Sorry the above did work...I had to change to WP 3.0 for it to work...not sure why but will upgrade on install...sorry

asked 09 Jan '11, 20:49

WESsoccer
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edited 09 Jan '11, 21:11


Yes, you can do this.

In this case, the domain is "mydomain.com", not "www.mydomain.com". "www" is not special; rather it is just another subdomain like "contest.mydomain.com" is.

In other words, you purchase "mydomain.com", and you can create any subdomains that you would like, including "www.mydomain.com", "contest.mydomain.com", and even "soccer.contest.mydomain.com" if you want to.

In order to create and use a subdomain, there are three necessary steps:

  1. Ensure that your domain is using WebFaction's nameservers.
  2. Create the domain in the WebFaction Control Panel
  3. Assign the domain to a Website Record

If you follow these steps, your subdomains will work with any web application on our system, and any version of Wordpress.

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answered 09 Jan '11, 21:23

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