Manage Sub-Domains via WCP


This topic will show how to setup and manage sub-domains via the WCP control panel. You can view the step by step guide below:


  1. Login to your WCP control panel.

    Note: You can view our topic on logging into WCP if you need help with this step.

  2. Once logged in if you are not already on the domain in questions control panel page then click on the ‘Hosted Domains’ drop-down from the top of the pages navigation bar. Then select your desired domain you wish to create a sub-domain for.


  1. In the control panel you’ll see the ‘Domains’ section. Within this section find and click the ‘Sub Domains’ icon.


  1. If you have any existing sub-domains for the site they will show up here. Click the ‘Add’ button to add a new sub-domain.


  1. In the ‘Sub Domain Name’ field enter the name of the sub-domain that you wish to create. In the ‘Folder’ field enter the desired path you want this sub-domain to pull it’s files from.

    Note: You can also click the ‘Browse’ button next to the ‘Folder’ field and choose an existing directory.


  1. The sub-domain should now successfully be added and you should see it listed in your list of existing sub-domains.


Update Sub-Domain to New Folder

If you ever need to update the sub-domain to a new folder you can click on the pencil icon to the left of the sub-domain as shown in the screenshot below:

Edit Sub-Domain

Delete Sub-Domain

  1. If you ever need to delete a sub-domain you can click on the trash can icon to the right of the sub-domain as shown in the screenshot below:

    Delete Sub-Domain

  1. Once you choose the delete option you’ll be prompted to confirm the deletion as shown in the screenshot below:

    Delete Sub-Domain

Note: When deleting the sub-folder you will be asked if you wish to remove the folder the sub-domain was pointing to (unless it was pointing to the web root for the mains site) so make sure to check the appropriate option.