How to Add a CNAME Record in cPanel Using the DNS Zone Editor

How to Add a CNAME Record in cPanel Using the DNS Zone Editor

CNAME records are referred to as alias records since they map an alias to its canonical name. You can add a “CNAME Record” using the cPanel Zone Editor option.

  1. Login to your cPanel account. (e.g. https://brienne.zebrahost.net/cpanel)

  2. In the Domains section, click on the Zone Editor icon.

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  3. Under “Domains”, you can seem many options below the Actions text.

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  4. Click on CNAME Record and a small window will open. Enter the required details in it.

    • Name: Enter the name you wish to add , such as “www” and cPanel will automatically add a domain name like “www.example.com
    • CNAME: Enter your domain name here
  5. Now click on the Add a CNAME Record button.

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If the record is added successfully, you will see a “success” message.

It may take anywhere from 12 to 24 hours for the changes to take effect worldwide