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Creating a CNAME record on HostGator (

1. Below are the first steps you will need to take inside your domain registrar before coming back to your Instapage account to finish the process by adding your new subdomain in the Domains Dashboard, as explained in this article.
2. Log in to your HostGator account;
3. Find the window entitled 'Domains';
hostgator domains window
4. Click on 'Simple DNS Zone Editor' - This will take you to a control panel.
hostgator dns zone editor
5. In the control panel you will see a section titled 'Add a CNAME Record':
add cname record from the control panel
In the 'Name' field of this section, type the name of your chosen subdomain.  For example, if you picked as your address, enter lander here. Or, if you're using a root domain such as then you'll want to enter www here. cPanel automatically fills in the rest of your URL.
In the 'CNAME' field, type (or if you want to enable SSL).
Click the 'Add CNAME Record' button at the bottom.

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