How to set up:

Discussion in 'Web Design and Development' started by James L, Dec 31, 2007.

  1. James L macrumors 6502a

    Apr 14, 2004
    Hey all,

    I am curious how to set up something like the title indicates.

    Rather than load the page in question into the public HTML folder on my server, which produces this:

    I am wondering how sites set up the server for an address such as:

    Any input would be appreciated.
  2. WildPalms macrumors 6502a


    Jan 4, 2006
    Honolulu, HI
    You mean a subdomain? The .html or .htm or equivalent is not showing but is still being referenced.
  3. sord macrumors 6502

    Jun 16, 2004
    And the subdomain is usually setup with BIND (DNS). DNS works downwards, so if you want to go to, you first go to com, which gives you the DNS for foo, which gives you the DNS for y, which gives you the DNS for x.
  4. TheReef macrumors 68000


    Sep 30, 2007
    NSW, Australia.
    If you have a control panel with your web hosting, go to the subdomains section, and create a new one, with the name you wish to use, eg page for

    On mine, the added subdomain appears as a folder in the root level of the server, you can then place your index file in that folder. That index file appears when you go to the url eg

    Hope that helps.

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