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CNAME mobile website DNS instructions for DirectAdmin

In order to correctly route HTTP traffic to your mobile website the DNS settings for the mobile domain must be configured correctly. To do this, you need to add a DNS record in your DirectAdmin control menu for the mobile domain according to the example below.
cname directadmin

 

 

 

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 DirectAdmin

 

It’s easy to mobilize your website. Simply follow these steps and you’ll be mobile in minutes!

Log in at your DirectAdmin menu and select the DNS Manager option:

cname-directadmin-dns-management

Fill out the form to add the new CNAME record

 

cname-directadmin-record-toevoegen

 

In the first field add the letter  m  and in the second field  lb.site.mobi
Take a look at the example below.

 

cname-directadmin-instellen

Click on “Add”.

 

ATTENTION: some server managers will make you add a so called FQDN. This can be done by adding a dot after lb.site.mobi as shown in the example below.

 

cname-directadmin-punt

 

Is it possible that you add this record to the DNS for me?

Yes of course! Please contact our supportdesk by sending us your login information of your domain provider and we will add the "m" record for you.

 

Check the DNS settings yourself

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 >>>