Create CNAME record

cPanel is being used by millions of users now a days. Adding a CNAME Record is not a common case that happens usually, but sometimes advanced cPanel Users need to add CNAME Records.¬†CNAME Records are some sort of DNS Records which is used to point a hostname elsewhere. Let’s learn how to create CNAME Record in cPanel

Step by step guide to Create CNAME Record in cPanel:

cPanel Login Interface

STEP 1: Log into your cPanel account using your Username & Password.

Create CNAME Record

STEP 2: Search for ‘DOMAINS’ section. Click on ‘Zone Editor’ in ‘DOMAINS’ section.

CNAME Record

STEP 3: In the ‘Zone Editor’ screen you’ll see a link with ‘CNAME’ anchor right beside your domain name. Click on it.

Add CNAME Record

STEP 4: Enter ‘Name’ & ‘CNAME’ values. Click on ‘Add a CNAME record’.

CNAME Record Added

It may take several seconds to be completed. You’ll see a notification on the right top of your screen when adding CNAME record is completed.

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