Hostgator Subdomain Set Up

Last Updated: Feb 14, 2018 12:41PM PST
Subdomain setup is the first step in enabling your client panel - where your customers will log in to access and edit their apps. If you have your domain registered with HostGator, please follow the below instructions to set up your subdomain. 


1. Start by logging into your HostGator cpanel. Scroll down to the Domains section and select Simple Zone Editor. 

2. Choose the Domain you wish to use from the list shown, then scroll down to Add a CNAME Record.


3. From here, enter the Name (prefix for your subdomain; ex: Some common prefixes are 'login' or 'apps,' but this can be any word you choose. Enter '' in the CNAME field and select Add CNAME Record. 

4. Email your subdomain URL ( to Within 2-3 business days, your client panel login page will be enabled! 

For more info on how to edit your login page and client panel, see here.