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Creating a CNAME record

You will need to create 2 CNAME records;
– The first will be Your chosen CNAME (cname.yoursite.com) and have it point to reader.mediawiremobile.com
– The second will be called svc.yoursite.com and have it point to svcv3.mediawiremobile.com

What is a CNAME record?

 A CNAME, or Canonical Name, record is an entry within the Domain Name System (DNS) that specifies where a user can find your web pages, or any other URL. You’ll use this to associate your custom domain with our system, and hence your digital editions.

After registering your domain, decide if you want to use a particular subdomain for your digital editions. E.g. instead of www.mydomain.com you could use something like,*********** if you want. You will then create a corresponding CNAME record for that address, associating it with reader.mediawiremobile.com. Keep in mind that changes to DNS records may take up to 48 hours to take effect across the globe.

Each hosting service has slightly different ways to create CNAME records. Guidelines are provided here for some of the common services. When in doubt, check with the particular company you’re using for additional help or instructions.

GoDaddy.com 

1. Log in to your account at www.godaddy.com.

2. Open the Domains tab and select My Domain Names. You’ll be directed to the Domain Manager page.

3. Click the domain that you’d like to use with your blog.

4. Click the Total DNS Control And MX Records link at the bottom of the section entitled Total DNS.

5. Click Add New CNAME Record in the box labelled CNAMES (aliases). If you’ve already created a CNAME record for your blog’s address, click the pencil icon next to the existing CNAME record.

6. For the Name, enter only the subdomain of the address you want to use for your digital editions. For example, if you picked www.mydomain.com as your address, enter here.

7. Enter reader.mediawiremobile.com as the Host Name. Specify a TTL or use the default setting of 1 hour.

8. Click OK, and then click OK again.

ix web hosting 

1. Log in to your account at ix web hosting.

2. Click Manage below the Hosting Account section.

3. On the left side, click the domain you’d like to use with your blog.

4. Next to DNS Configuration, click EDIT.

5. Click Add DNS CNAME Record.

6. Under Name, enter only the subdomain you want to use. For example, if you picked www.mydomain.com as your digital editions’ address, just enter as the entry under Name.

7. Enter reader.mediawiremobile.com under Data

8. Click Submit.

1and1 

1. Log in to your account at https://admin.1and1.com 

2. If it’s not already selected, click the Administration tab.

3. Click Domains. The Domain Overview page appears.

4. From the New drop-down menu, select Create Subdomain. (If you’ve already created a subdomain for your blog’s address, skip to step six.)

5. Enter only the subdomain you want to use, and click OK. For example, if you chose www.mydomain.com for your digital editions’ address, you should enter it here.

6. Select the checkbox next to the subdomain that you will be using. (Example: www.mydomain.com)

7. From the DNS menu, select Edit DNS Settings.

8. Click the radio button next to CNAME.

9. Enter reader.mediawiremobile.com next to Alias.

10. Click OK.

Network Solutions 

1. Log in to your account at www.networksolutions.com.

2. In the left navigation bar, open the nsWebAddress (Domains) menu by clicking the + icon.

3. Click Manage Domain Names.

4. On the Domain Details page for the domain you’re using with your digital editions, select the Designated DNS radio button to the right of Change domain to point to. (If you’ve already configured advanced DNS settings, click Edit next to Advanced DNS Settings.)

5. Click the Apply Changes button.

6. Under the Advanced DNS Manager heading, click Manage Advanced DNS Records.

7. Under the Host Aliases (CNAME Records) heading, click Add/Edit.

8. In the Alias box, enter only the subdomain you want to use, and click OK. For example, if you chose www.mydomain.com for your digital editions’ address, you should enter it here.

9. Select the radio button to the left of the Other Host box.

10. In the Other Host box, enter reader.mediawiremobile.com 

11. Click Continue.

12. Review your changes and click Save Changes to create the CNAME record.

EveryDNS.net 

1. Log in to your account at EveryDNS.net.

2. On the left side, click the domain you’d like to use with your blog.

3. Since EveryDNS.net is your hosting service, and not your domain registrar, be sure that your domain points to EveryDNS.net’s nameservers. This will allow your CNAME record configuration to take effect.

4. Below Add a Record:, you can create your CNAME record.

5. Next to Fully Qualified Domain Name, enter only the subdomain you want to use. For example, if you picked www.mydomain.com as your digital editions’ address, just enter as the entry next to Fully Qualified Domain Name.

6. Select CNAME as the Record Type.

7. Enter reader.mediawiremobile.com as the Record Value.

8. Click Add Record.

Yahoo!SmallBusiness 

1. Log in to your account at smallbusiness.yahoo.com.

2. Click Domain Control Panel below the domain you’d like to use with your blog.

3. Click Manage Advanced DNS Settings.

4. Click Add Record.

5. In the Source field, enter only the subdomain you want to use. For example, if you designated www.mydomain.com as the address of your digital editions, enter in the Source field.

6. Enter reader.mediawiremobile.com in the Destination field.

7. Click Submit.

No-IP 

1. Log in to your account at No-IP.

2. On the left side, click Host/Redirects.

3. Click Manage underneath Host/Redirects.

4. Click Add for a new entry, or click Modify and skip to step six for an existing entry.

5. Enter the host name (example: from www.mydomain.com), and select your domain name.

6. Select DNS alias CNAME at the host type.

7. Enter reader.mediawiremobile.com as the Target Host and click Modify.

DNS Park 

1. Log in to your account at DNS Park.

2. On the left side, click DNS Hosting.

3. Click the domain you’d like to use with your blog.

4. Since DNS Park is your hosting service, and not your domain registrar, be sure that your domain points to DNS Park’s nameservers. This will allow your MX record configuration to take effect.

5. Click Alias Records.

6. Under Host Name, enter only the subdomain you want to use. If you picked www.mydomain.com as your digital editions’ address, enter .

7. Under Destination Name, enter reader.mediawiremobile.com.

8. Click Add Alias.