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I want to have a domain structure set up for development sites, such as Can I do this easily in cpanel?


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If you want to do this in cpanel, it's probably one for - but if you want to do this in DNS it belongs here. – Mark Henderson Mar 10 '11 at 2:20
The answer depends on your provider. Some have DNS integrated into cpanel in an easy way to create subdomains, others have their own configuration methods, and others do not provide DNS at all. The answer (from us) is to contact your provider. – Chris S Mar 10 '11 at 3:23
I'm open to both solutions, whether cPanel or just straight into DNS. DNS would be useful though. I'm running my own server so I guess I would have to do it myself Chris? – Matthew V Mar 10 '11 at 20:25
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In Cpanel, go to the Subdomains page. In the field "Subdomain" enter "" - and make sure "" is selected in the pulldown to the right. Set the Document Root as desired, or leave it as CPanel sets it. Et voila - there you have it.

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