Bluehost Web Hosting Help

Wildcard Subdomains or DNS

Summary

Bluehost does support the creation of Wildcard DNS/Subdomains. You are welcome to create these from your cPanel -> Domains -> Subdomains section.

Create a Wildcard Subdomain

To create them follow these steps:

  1. Login to your Bluehost Control Panel
  2. Click the Subdomains icon, located in the Domains section.
  3. In the "Subdomain" name field, enter the "*" character. (Shift + 8)
  4. Leave the "Document Root" set to default.
  5. Select "Create".

After this has been done, the record will be added to your domain's DNS entry. You can then lookup any properly formed subdomain and have it resolve. Note: Occasionally a subdomain can take a couple of hours to propagate.

Knowledgebase Article 87,916 views bookmark tags: dns domain subdomain wildcard zone (updated 1067 days ago)


Was this resource helpful?

Did this resolve your issue?


Please add any other comments or suggestions about this content:





Recommended Help Content

DNS Record Definitions

What are the commonly used DNS entries? (updated 171 days ago)

Creating Sub Domains on an Add-on Domain

Can I make subdomains for my addon domains on the account? (updated 1134 days ago)

How to Modify Your DNS Records

How Do I Add/Edit DNS settings for my cNAME, ARecord and TXT entries? (updated 173 days ago)

Related Help Content

How to setup an MX Record

How to use the DNS Zone Editor to create a new MX Record (updated 1366 days ago)

Edit Reseller DNS Zone Template

Explains how to edit the DNS Zone Timplate. (updated 282 days ago)

Wildcard SSL Certificates

How to use a WildCard SSL Certificate (updated 39 days ago)

Restrict subdomain access to addon domains

How do I stop people from being able to use the addon domain as a subdomain of the primary domain? (updated 1136 days ago)

I'm getting the message "There is No DNS Entry" when I get to my domain name...

I'm getting the message "There is No DNS Entry" when I get to my domain name... (updated 1537 days ago)

Icelandic Domains Cannot Point Nameservers to BlueHost.com

ISNIC is giving me the following error about my domain: Unable to transfer zone DOMAIN.IS from ns1.BlueHost.com (74.220.195.31) Unable to transfer zone DOMAIN.IS from ns2. (updated 1347 days ago)

Pointing domain to Wix's service

How I do point my domain to my Wix account? (updated 1464 days ago)

DNS Entry Already Exists - Error Message in WHM

Explains how to fix the DNS entry already exists warning (updated 121 days ago)