Creating a CNAME record on 1&1 Web Hosting (


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 into your 1&1 account and click manage domain;

manage your domain


3. Click on Subdomains and then Add subdomain;

create subdomain


4. And enter the subdomain you want to use. 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 in this field. 

control panel

5. Once your subdomain is created, click on Settings;

settings button


6. Click on DNS.

dns settings


7. Click on Add record and select CNAME

add record button


8. Make sure it points to and save;

add a dns record 

Note: While we try to keep all of our instructional articles that involve third-party services up to date, sometimes they make changes to their platform of which we are not aware and, as a consequence, the user interface may differ from the provided screenshots.