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CNAME mobile website DNS instructions for Fasthost.co.uk

It is possible to add the "m" to your domain name if you're a customer with Fasthost.co.uk

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To make this work please add a CNAME record to your domain name so visitors can be redirected to your mobile website. And please replace the word example.com with your own domain name.

 

Add the "m" to your domain name

Add to your DNS the following CNAME record:

m.example.com CNAME lb.site.mobi

m.example.com is your mobile website
www.example.com is your PC website

LB in lb.site.mobi stands for Load Balancer of our mobile cloud platform.

 

DNS instructions for Fasthost.co.uk

 

Go to https://www.fasthosts.co.uk login an click on the following link: Control Panel Login

After you login select Domain – Manage Domains:

 

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www.yourdomainname.co.uk is your PC website
m.yourdomainname.co.uk is your mobile website.

Select the domain you want to add the ” m ” to by clicking on the button DNS.

 

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Now add the Host Name  m  that points to lb.site.mobi just like the example:

 

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After you click on save the record will look like this:

 

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You’re all set ! But remember to wait 24 hours. Fasthost only updates the DNS once a day:

 

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If you're unable to add the CNAME please send this email to the Fasthost.co.uk support desk.

 

Check if the DNS for your mobile site is correct

How can you check yourself if you made the correct settings in your own DNS?
Please continue to read about it on the following page: Check your DNS.

 

And now continue with Step 3

In step 1 you created your mobile website. In this step 2 you activated your mobile website for everybody on the internet to see. Now it is time for step 3.

 

add the switcher code Step 3 - Automatically switch between your PC and mobile site

With the switcher code you create a piece of HTML code to ensure that your visitors automatically get the PC version or the mobile version of your website, depending on the device they use.

Continue to read about step 3 >>>