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Add subdomain

Support > Domain > Subdomains

1. Log in

Log into My Panel (
(Log into My Panel)

2. Navigate

Click the «Domain» menu item and then «Settings».

3. Overview

You now see a list of your domains. These includes both, domains which you have registered with Hoststar and those which you registered with an external registrar.

4. Select domain

Click the arrow icon to expand the view of the domain to which you want to add a subdomain.

5. Open details

To view the subdomains of the selected domain, click on the «Subdomains» button.

A list of existing subdomains is shown here. Now click the «Add subdomains» button.

6. Add subdomain

A pop-up appears. Enter the details for the subdomain.

Select one of the two forwarding methods:


If an SSL certificate has been installed for this subdomain or the associated domain, you can «activate SSL».

Forwarding method: Directory

If, for example, you have set up an online shop in a subdirectory and would now like to redirect/display the subdomain there, select «Directory» for the forwarding method.

Then double-click the desired directory and click «Save» to add the new subdomain.

If you want to create a new directory where you will save the data for the subdomain, enter the desired name and then click on «Add folder».

Then double-click the new directory and click «Save» to add the new subdomain.

Forwarding method: Web address (URL)

If, for example, you have a separate website for your branch and, for the sake of simplicity, want to use a subdomain to redirect visitors to this web address, select the «Web address (URL)» option as the forwarding method.

Then enter the desired URL and click «Save» to add the new subdomain.

Activate SSL

Here you can deactivate and reactivate the automatically generated FreeSSL certificate.

If an SSL certificate with costs is installed for the associated subdomain or domain, you can activate SSL or activate automatic forwarding to https here.

7. Finish

Your new subdomain is now available and displayed in the details view.