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In Plesk there is a domain
example.com and its subdomain
How to convert the subdomain
sub.example.com into a separate domain on a new subscription?
To convert a subdomain
sub.example.com into a separate domain on a new subscription follow these steps:
Create a new subscription named
temp.example.comin Subscriptions > Add Subscription.
Configure its Hosting settings, SSL/TLS support, PHP support, etc., and other parameters in the same way they are configured for
Copy the website data from
Plesk provides Website Importing and Website Copying tools that can help with this task:
- Website Importing.
- Website Copying.
- For a WordPress website use the solution from the following article.
Rename the original subdomain
Change the status the
old.example.comsubdomain to Suspended.
To move a domain between subscriptions in Plesk refer to the following article.
Thank you for this. Would the same solution apply if the domain and sub-domain are on different servers with different admins? With the sub-domain on plesk.
Hello Cynthia Nsubuga,
In case the subdomain 'sub.example.com' exists on the Plesk server and the domain 'example.com' on another server, the subdomain 'sub.example.com' should be treated by Plesk as a separate domain.
Due to this, to rename such a subdomain on a Plesk server use the solution from the following article: https://support.plesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/115001394573.
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