How to point a new domain to an existing subdomain?


I’m trying to find out how to do the following:

  • I’ve set up *.mydomain.tld on my droplet, so whenever a user is created they get their own subdomain.mydomain.tld.
  • I now need to allow the user to add custom domains to point to their subdomain.mydomain.tld.

I’ve tried to change the nameservers on my other domain’s registrar to the ns1/2/ and also tried to point the subdomain to the new domain using CNAME records on the digitalocean domain settings.

Please let me know how this could be achieved. In this scenario, the external domain is registered at GoDaddy, and the droplet is running the latest version of Ubuntu.

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Hey there!

Have you tried looking at our guide on how to change nameservers with your registrar (GoDaddy)?

You can find it here:

Hi there, we’ll be happy to assist with that. We actually have a tutorial for this very thing, please visit:

If you should have continued questions, you’re more than welcome to submit a ticket to the support team to guide you along with any issues you encounter.