Yola Custom Domains?

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When we purchase domains through Yola.
Is there an option to buy subdomains.
e.g if i buy newdomain.com doea yola offer an options to purchase forum.newdomain.com

I hope you understand me.
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Hello John Mc

If you have a domain purchased from Yola, you can create subdomains using the Advanced Domain Settings and setting up A Records, here's how:

1. Login to your Yola account and make sure you are on the "My Yola" page.
2. Click on "Domains" and then click on "Show Advanced domain settings".
3. Make sure the correct domain name is selected on the drop-down list on the right.
4. To access the A Record, click on "Change your DNS settings".
5. To add an A Record, click on "Add DNS Record".
6. Under "Name" add the subdomain you would like to use (eg. group).
7. Under "Value" add Yola's IP address (208.75.208.172).
8. On the second A Record, under "Name" add *.name (where name is your subdomain) and the IP address is the same.
9. Your subdomain is then available as www.group.mysite.com (for example).
10. You will be able to publish a new site to that subdomain by choosing "Use my Domain" when clicking on "Publish my site to the web".

For more information on accessing the DNS Settings on your domain, please view this tutorial: DNS for your Yola domain.

Please note: Changing your domain settings can result in your site no longer working. Please be sure you understand the consequence of the changes you are making.

Please let me know if you have any further questions.