A subdomain is a part of a web address that is under the main domain name, such as name.example.com. Actually, even in www.example.com the "www" element is a subdomain since the fully qualified domain name is just "example.com". Every subdomain could have its own site and records and can even be hosted with a different provider if you need to use some feature which isn't offered by your current service provider. An illustration for using a subdomain is if you have a business site and an online store under a subdomain where clients can buy your products. Additionally, you can have a forum where they can talk about the products and by employing subdomains as opposed to subfolders you are going to avoid any risk of all websites going down if you perform maintenance, or update one of the site scripts. Keeping the sites separated is also less risky in the event of a script security breach.
Subdomains in Shared Hosting
Our shared hosting plans will allow you to create hundreds of subdomains for any domain name hosted in your account without any difficulty. Provided that the main domain address is added, it requires two clicks to create a subdomain and pick what folder it'll open (if different from the default one), set unique error pages, activate FrontPage Extensions, set a shared IP address or a dedicated one, and a lot more. All subdomains will be conveniently listed in alphabetical order under their main domain for effortless access and control. By right-clicking on any of them and by using instant access buttons you can view the error logs, visitor statistics or site files for that particular subdomain. We haven't set a restriction for the amount of subdomains which you can create with any one of our plans, so you can have as many as you want.