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If I register a domain (, how is it handled if I would like a members portion of the site to be referenced at

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Most hosts and registrars allow you to manage your DNS for your domain. Here you should be able to set up sub-domains like

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by virtue of you having answered the question (just barely) first, you get the checkmark. Thank you – KevinDTimm Jun 9 '10 at 15:44

"Members" would be a host in your domain, So in DNS you would create an "A" (or host) record for "members".

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