How to manage subdomains

Applies to:
Reseller Hosting

Difficulty:
Easy

Time Needed:
5 minutes

Introduction

This is a quick step-by-step guide for viewing, adding and removing subdomains on a Reseller Hosting account, via the Plesk 12.5 control panel.


Article Contents


Please note: This KB article is for Reseller Hosting accounts purchased after December 2014.



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Step 1

Login to your account

Firstly you'll need to login into your Plesk 12.5 control panel, which will be at a URL similar to https://your_server_number.xenserve.com:8443/

Login to your account

Step 2

Choose 'Domains'

Once you have logged in, click on the 'Domains' option, in the left hand menu.

Choose 'Domains'

Step 3

Domains overview

This will bring up a list of your domains, as well as listing any subdomains you have on your Reseller Hosting account.

Locate the domain name you wish to access, then simply click on it.

'Manage hosting overview'

How to add a new subdomain


Step 1

Add new subdomain

If you wish to add a new subdomain, just click on the button labelled 'Add New Subdomain'.

Add new Subdomains

Step 2

Enter subdomain name

This will bring up a form. Fill in the form with your subdomain name. When you're done, click 'OK' to save your changes.

You'll then be returned to the domain overview page, where your new subdomain will be listed.

Enter subdomain name

How to delete an existing subdomain


Step 1

Locate your subdomain

If you wish to delete an existing subdomain simply locate the subdomain on the Domains page, then click on the adjacent checkbox.

Locate your subdomain

Step 2

Remove a subdomain

Then click on the button labelled 'Remove'. This will remove the subdomain permanently.

Please note: If you delete a subdomain, any files or software on that subdomain will also be removed.

Remove a subdomain

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