A subdomain is part of a web address that's under the main domain, for instance name.example.com. Actually, even in www.example.com the "www" part is a subdomain given that the fully qualified domain name is only "example.com". Every subdomain can have its own website and records and can even be hosted through a different company if you want to use a feature which isn't provided by your current provider. One example for using a subdomain is if you have a company website as well as an online store under a subdomain where clients can acquire your products. You can even have a forum where they can comment on the products and by employing subdomains instead of subfolders you'll avoid any risk of all websites going down when you perform maintenance, or update one of the site scripts. Keeping your sites separated is also less risky in case of a script security breach.
Subdomains in Cloud Hosting
Every cloud hosting plan we provide will permit you to create numerous subdomains with no more than a few mouse clicks in your website hosting Control Panel. They'll all be listed in the section where you create them and arranged under the main domain for more convenience, to help you very easily keep track of every one of them. In addition, you can access many functions for any of the subdomains using right-click context menus - as an example, you can view or change their DNS records, access the website files, and more. While creating a new subdomain, you're also going to have a number of options that you can choose from - determine the default access folder, set unique error pages, activate FrontPage Extensions or pick if the subdomain is going to use a shared or a dedicated IP address. What number of subdomains you will have is totally up to you since we haven't restricted this feature for any of our plans.
Subdomains in Semi-dedicated Hosting
If you purchase a semi-dedicated server plan, you will be able to create as many subdomains as you would like simply because this feature is unrestricted. Considering that the web hosting packages are very powerful, we've decided not to put any restriction on the amount of subdomains. Our state-of-the-art Hepsia Control Panel will allow you to create a new subdomain with no more than a couple of mouse clicks, to select which folder it is going to access within the account, to enable FrontPage Extensions for it, to create custom error pages, to create a shared or a dedicated IP address if you have one, and a lot more. For your convenience, all the subdomains are going to be listed under their root domain, so you can very easily see and handle them. With fast access links, you will also have the ability to open the site files for each of the subdomains that you have or see its DNS records.