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Sub Domain not working


ssucksmith
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2013-11-27 1:22 pm EST

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Hi

I have created a sub domain test.welshgames.co.uk, and loaded on wordpress but it doesn't seem to be live. Please can you investigate.

Thanks
Simon

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JacobIMH
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2013-11-27 1:32 pm EST
Hi Simon,

When I attempt to go to that sub-domain, it is pulling up for me. It could possibly be that you haven't received the DNS update for this sub-domain yet due to DNS taking up to 24 hours to fully propagate in some instances.

You can <a href="http://www.inmotionhosting.com/support/website/how-to/modifying-your-hosts-file" target="_blank">modify your hosts file</a> on your local computer to force the site to resolve right away. The entry you'd end up with would look like this:

<pre class="code_block" style="width: 500px; white-space: normal; margin-bottom: -30px;">192.249.112.231 test.welshgames.co.uk</pre>

Aside from that, you could simply wait longer until you get the most updated public DNS records for your domain, which are resolving that sub-domain currently if you don't have the records cached.

Please let us know if you're still having any issues.

- Jacob

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