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CNAME mobile website DNS instructions for Strato

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

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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 Strato

 

Login to your Domain Control panel to add the CNAME record. Always be aware that making changes to your DNS has significant influence on how your domain name will function.

  1. Select the domain name for which you would like to create a CNAME record
  2. Select DNS settings and click on Manage
  3. Select CNAME in the right column

 

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In the box you will fill in lb.site.mobi  place a checkmark and save the settings.

ATTENTION: Strato has 2 different versions, one where you fill in:

m  CNAME  lb.site.mobi

With the other you have to add a dot at the end:

m  CNAME  lb.site.mobi.

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