Should I use 'cname' for a subdomain when adding www , or just the 'a' record.

  • Posted March 4, 2020
  • DNS

The subdomain is holding a PHPmyadmin app. should Type: www be used with hostname:
and can it also be used with type: www hostname:

Thank you, have read conflicting options


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Accepted Answer

Hello, @BRIANCoach

If you need to add a www for your domain - you can do both, e.g adding a CNAME record for www or just create an A record for

If you want to have a accessible with www as well, e.g you can setup an A record in the control panel.

Hope this helps!

Regards, Alex