Adding a Third Level Domain in Rackspace Cloud Sites is simple just few clicks away from the cloud control panel. Here is how you can add a third level domain. Method for adding a Third Level Domain in Rackspace Cloud Sites actually by principle is the same like we did to provide an example to show how to host Rackspace Cloud Sites Subdomain on Dropbox with .htaccess.
Adding a Third Level Domain in Rackspace Cloud Sites : Why to use a Third Level Domain
This guide for adding a Third Level Domain in Rackspace Cloud Sites, is about adding a working web directory with the structure :
wiki named domain is the third level domain. Exact name is used for the nomenclature for Domain Name System, that creates a confusion. Some uses the word ‘name’ after these two words to make the difference, but probably it is a substandard usage. Mostly the academic websites feels the need for adding a Third Level Domain in Rackspace Cloud Sites. If you are thoughtful about the reason why, you can check here :
The basic idea of adding a Third Level Domain in Rackspace Cloud Sites will only work if there is a real subdomain. The limit of Third Level Domain is 50 in number. It is globally accepted number for various reasons. Google gives the same value that of the main domain after few months crawling. That is why you can basically see the Third Level Domains of academic websites in Google search. If the main domain’s name is bigger like of us, you might never get any importance in search result, at least for .com, .net domains. Principally its for convenience of internal usage, it is not for SEO, but it is a good choice for demo creation where you need not to get indexed easily.
Adding a Third Level Domain in Rackspace Cloud Sites : Guide
Login to your Cloud Control Panel (old one, not the next generation cloud control panel) and click the hosting link on the left sided column to expand it and click Cloud Sites option, it will show the list of added sites, click Add a site button :
A pop up will come, simple type the url you want to have (without http part) :
Complete the wizard normally and ultimately get a working third level domain :
Note : You can have issue of adding a Third Level Domain in Rackspace Cloud Sites if there is mismatch of ownership of the subdomain (second level, i.e. normal subdomain) or using an alias with it. There is probably no support for third level
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