Sub-domains are a neat feature included on
every hosting account. Sub-domains are 3rd level domain
names. They are in the format: subdomain.yoursite.net.
Sub-domains are useful for separating parts of your site or
hosting separate websites on your domain name. To create a
sub-domain, enter Cpanel. Then click on the button shown to
the left, under which it says Sub-domains.
The sub-domain page looks similar to the
image on the right. It lists the current sub-domains and
then below that there is a field where you can enter a new
sub-domain and create edit. To create a new sub-domain,
enter its name in the text box and click add. The system
will then create the sub-domain and create a sub directory
with the same name as the sub-domain in public_html where
you can upload pages to the sub-domain. It will also create
a cgi-bin directory in that folder where you can put your
To delete a sub-domain, simply select it from
the drop down box next to the Delete button, and click
to delete it.
An extra feature of sub domains is you can
create a FTP account to allow FTP access to it without
giving out your main FTP password for the rest of your site.