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  • I am trying to map an external subdomain to a subdomain on my multisite and having great difficulty. I found some previous posts by Andrea which got me this far and tried those, but still not working, so hoping I can find a bit of extra help here!

    Here’s the scenario and what I have currently set up:

    Multisite domain:

    sub site address inside multisite:

    subdomain that I want to resolve to the above sub site address:

    I use VHOST and directory enabled Domain Mapping plugin

    I have gone in the domain mapping plugin and under Custom Domain put and it defaults the next column of original blog address of

    I then went to my domain manager for and created a CName of Host=summerville Points

    Currently when I try to go to it goes to an Index of / page, but does not fully resolve to site nor does it resolve to the generic ‘signup’ page for which I thought if that was working properly it would at least end up there.

    Do I need to park the subdomain in my CPanel for as I have done for my tld’s for it to resolve? Have I missed another step? I am have been working on trying to figure this out all day, so ANY help is appreciated. Thank you!

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  • Moderator Ipstenu (Mika Epstein)


    🏳️‍🌈 Halfelf Rogue & Plugin Review Team Rep redirects to

    Turn off domain mapping and make sure is okay, first.

    I have turned off domain mapping and is still good, however is still going to an Index page. Any thoughts?

    Moderator Ipstenu (Mika Epstein)


    🏳️‍🌈 Halfelf Rogue & Plugin Review Team Rep

    The best I can guess is that you didn’t get the DNS right.

    You may need to change your A name for that subdomain.

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