CNAME Record

A CNAME or Canonicial Name record is a type of DNS record. It is used to create aliases. A CNAME record points a domain/subdomain to another domain/subdomain.

For example, your main domain is; you also have the domain which you want to point to your main domain. You would achieve this by setting up a CNAME record. Thus, anytime a website visitor types in, they will see the same content displayed on

NB: A CNAME record always points to another domain/subdomain and not an IP address.