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ID #201

How do I get to one of my subdomains from a or URL?

Applies to: Grid System

To make your subdomain accessible in a URL as a file path instead of part of a hostname, all you need to do is make a symbolic link to the /htdocs/subdomain from inside the /htdocs/www directory by getting a shell prompt, then:

mkdir /htdocs/subdomain
cd /htdocs/www
ln -s ../subdomain subdomain

where you substitute the name of your subdomain for "subdomain" above.

After that, you will be able to reach your subdomain at and (if you subscribe to the secure service) and and, as always,

Last update: 2010-10-03 16:37
Author: FAQ Admin
Revision: 1.2

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Comment of Anonymous:
This can be a directory nightmare particularly when trying to share items like server side includes or php includes from one domain to the next and and from a subdomain to master domain.
Added at: 2003-06-09 13:44

Comment of Anonymous:
If your php.ini file uses relative include paths instead of absolute, then there is no problem sharing include files while setting up directories this way.
Added at: 2003-06-09 15:58