How to create a subdomain

This guide will show you everything you need to do to create a subdomain on LCN Web hosting or WordPress hosting package. 

Subdomains allow you to create multiple sites using the same name but a different prefix to ‘www.’ 

For example, if your domain name was you could create a subdomain for “blog”. Subdomains are often used to separate applications on a website, such as, or

 Let’s get started… 

Create a subdomain for your hosted domain name: 

  1. Log in to your LCN account and enter your Control Panel
  1. Click on the domain you would like to make a subdomain for. 
  1. Click Hosting Settings followed by Subdomains. 
  1. Next click on Add Subdomain. 
  1. Enter the name of your Subdomain, the part which will before your root domain. 
  1. Choose the Path for your Subdomain, this will be the location your subdomain files will be located within your hosting. 
  1. Lastly, choose if you would like the system to Create DNS? 

Please Note: If you are not using LCN nameservers, you will need to update your DNS with your provider.

That’s it! You have now created subdomain. 

Accessing your subdomain 

When your subdomain has been created, you will find your subdomain in the path selected via FTP or our File Manager. All that is left to do is upload your website to the web folder for your subdomain. 

How to remove your subdomain 

If you only created a subdomain for temporary purposes such as testing or building a new site you will likely want to remove it when you are finished. 

To remove your subdomain from your control panel… 

  1. Log in to your LCN account and enter your Control Panel
  1. Click on the domain where your subdomain is located. 
  1. Next, click Hosting Settings followed by Subdomains. 
  1. Now, click on you’re the Name of your subdomain. 
  1. Click Delete
  1. Confirm the deletion by clicking Delete again. 

Please note: When you delete a subdomain from your control panel the content will remain within your hosting and can still be accessed via FTP or our file manager and the content can be fully deleted.

That’s it! You’ve successfully deleted a subdomain. 

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