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www subdomain to custom subdomain

Hello,

 

I currently have my website setup to a custom subdmain (alessandro.ronc.one). Now I would like for the www subdmain (ie www.ronc.one) and the naked domain (ie ronc.one) to point to alessandro.ronc.one . How can I do that? I have created a CNAME with host "www" that points to "alessandro.ronc.one" but it does not seem to be working.

 

For the record, my "alessandro" subdomain points to "alecive.github.io".

 

Thanks!

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Super User III Super User III
Super User III

Re: www subdomain to custom subdomain

Do you want to keep the site on the existing subdomain?  If so change the www CNAME back to @ and then set up forwarding with 301, no masking and automatically update DNS.

https://www.godaddy.com/help/forward-a-domain-12123

 

 

for the Re: www subdomain to custom subdomain

Thanks for the help @Nate . What I have resorted to now is to forward both the main domain (ronc.one) and the www subdomain to alessandro.ronc.one  (forward with 301 and no masking). I have deleted the www CNAME altogether.

 

What are you saying is to keep the main domain forwarding as-is, delete the www subdomain forwarding and add a www CNAME that points to @ . Is that correct?

 

Last question: I would also like www.alessandro.ronc.one to point to alessandro.ronc.one (so the www sub-subdomain to point to its subdomain). How should I do it? With a CNAME or a forwarding?

Super User III Super User III
Super User III

Re: for the Re: www subdomain to custom subdomain

The regular domain forwarding also includes www if the CNAME is pointing to @ but it'd essentially do the same thing as setting www up as a forwarded sub-domain.  One way or the other is fine.

 

Sub-domains don't get the www by default but you could also set up www.subdomain as a forwarded subdomain.

Re: for the Re: www subdomain to custom subdomain

Ok I've setup the regular domain forwarding and the www CNAME pointing to @. Now my only remaining problem is that I have set up the www.alessandro subdomain to forward to https://alessandro.ronc.one but for some strange reason it is forwarding to https://alessandro.ronc.one/alessandro  (which obviously gives a 404). Do  you know what might be the reason for this?

 

My www.alessandro subdomain forwarding is pointing to https://alessandro.ronc.one .