This article provides information around moving a subdomain from an A-Record to a CNAME on HostGator.
Follow the instructions provided below to move a Subdomain from an A-Record to CNAME in HostGator:
Note: CNAMEs can take up to 48 hours to propagate.
Log in to your HostGator cpanel.
Navigate to the Domains section of your panel.
Select Advanced DNS Zone Editor.
- Add a CNAME Record.
In the Name field, enter your chosen prefix. (Ex. login, cms).
In the CNAME field, enter cms.mobileapphelper.com.
Click Add CNAME Record.
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You will have successfully moved your subdomain from an A-Record entry to a CNAME one in HostGator Registrar.