How to set up wildcard subdomains in Plesk (Linux)

In this article, we’ll show you how to set up wildcard subdomains in Plesk. You can use wildcard subdomains to redirect your customers from non-existent subdomains to your website. This is helpful when visitors misspell your URL for dynamic subdomains, or marketing campaigns.
Note: This does not apply to Windows hosting plans and your website’s traffic will not be affected by wildcard subdomains. 

How to set up wildcard subdomains

1. Access your Plesk control panel through your HostPapa Dashboard.

2. Go to Websites & Domains.

3. Click Add Subdomain.

How to set up wildcard subdomains in Plesk (Linux)

4. Add a subdomain name and a document root.

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5. Click Ok.

IMPORTANT: 

  • This does not apply to Windows hosting plans. 
  • Wildcard subdomains are a Linux exclusive feature. 
  • You will not be able to rename your created subdomains.
  • This type of subdomain does not have a DNS zone in Plesk. Instead, it has an A record pointing to the IP address associated. 
  • APS apps are unavailable for wildcard subdomains.
  • You will not be able to edit and publish sites to these subdomains. 

If you need help with Plesk, please open a support ticket from your dashboard.

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