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CNAME mobile website DNS instructions for iPage

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

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To make this work please add a CNAME alias 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.

Step 1 - DNS instructions for iPage - How to add the CNAME

Log in to your iPage control panel using your username and your password.

Step 2

Go to Domain Central

edit your cname record with ipages

Step 3

Click on the domain name you wish to edit

Step 4

Click DNS

Step 5

From Modify select CNAME records

Step 6

The value of the CNAME alias record is lb.site.mobi

 

Enter the following:

Host: m.yourdomain.com
Alias: lb.site.mobi

Step 7

Click Add

Please allow 24 to 48 hours for the DNS to propagate.

If you're unable to add the CNAME please send this email to the iPage 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 >>>