Sub Domain is part from the Larger Domain that is your main Domain. Many big websites uses sub domain to help its users. Creation of Sub-domain is known as memorable web address for particular content. Do remember that “www” is also called as sub domain.
It is also called as Third Level domain.
- Here .Com is First Level Domain
- Example is 2nd Level Domain
- Gallery is 3rd Level Domain that is your sub domain.
When to use Sub Domains?
Content Organization: It helps to organize your web content as per your category.
For Example you have domain Name : Xyz.com offering different services to its customers.
You can create sub domains as : support.xyz.com, Sales.xyz.com, Faqs.xyz.com, services.xyz.com
Space Sharing: If you website got large infrastructure, you can share your space for other uses.
For Example : admin.xyz.com, developers.xyz.com
For Small size Links: If you have larger size URL you can make it short with sub domains. If you are using URL like this as
Instead of this you can use sub domain Like this offers.xyz.com. This will be comfortable to you and users. Like this you can implement number of sub domains. Please love to have short and sweet URLs. At the same time this will increase your user experience.
How Does a Sub Domain Work?
- Digital Ocean
- Site Ground
- DreamHost Etc.