Creating a sub domain on your Web Hosting

This FAQ will help you to set up a subdomain, which are typically used to offer different versions of the same website.

For example, you could use a subdomain to separate your online shop from the rest of your domain, using Or, you could use and for English and German language versions of your site respectively.

If purchased after July 2020

Step 1 of 9

Start by logging in to your Control Panel and scroll down to ‘Web Hosting’. From there, select ‘Manage’.

Manage Web Hosting

Step 2 of 9

On the next page, select ‘Manage’ for the account you wish to use.

Web Hosting Manage

Step 3 of 9

Select the three-dot icon for the package you want to edit. From there, choose ‘Settings’ from the drop-down menu that appears.

cPanel Admin

Step 4 of 9

On your dashboard, select the cPanel Admin button that appears above Settings.


Step 5 of 9

Select Subdomains under the Domains heading.


Step 6 of 9

On the next page, enter the Subdomain name that you want to use, such as store. or de.


Step 7 of 9

Ensure that you’ve selected the Domain.


Step 8 of 9

Ensure that the Document Root is left at the default setting, so that the subdomain files are stored in a different directory.

Document Root

Step 9 of 9

Once done, select Create. You’ll see a message confirming that your subdomain has been created. Click ‘Go Back’ to return to the main page, where you’ll see your subdomain in the Modify a Subdomain list.


If purchased before July 2020

Step 1 of 8

Log in to your 123 Reg control panel

Step 2 of 8

Scroll down to the Web hosting section.

scroll down to the web hosting section

Step 3 of 8

Select your domain name using the drop-down menu and then click on the Manage button.

select your domain name and click on the manage button

Step 4 of 8

In the Web Tools section, click on Sub Domains.

click on Sub Domains

Step 5 of 8

Now type in the sub domain.

type in the sub domain

Step 6 of 8

You can now type in the directory folder for your website files, or leave it blank if you wish for your sub domain to point to your main website.

Type in the directory name

Step 7 of 8

Click on Create.

Type in the directory name

Step 8 of 8

Your sub domain has been created and it will appear in the Modify Sub Domains section.

zip your files

Please note: Sub domains can take up to 1 hour to become active.