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What is a sub-domain?

A sub domain is a domain that is another level deep from your main domain.  If your main domain is you can create a sub-domain for your blog using the same domain such as or for your tutorials such as  With smaller web hosting, sub domains are typically a sub directory in the main webserver as in /public_html/blog or /public_html/tutorials in our previous two examples, but they can be totally different web servers in different locations with the correct DNS entry.

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