How to Change a CNAME Record

How do I change my CNAME?

You can change your CNAME in cPanel and WHM by following the steps below.


Changing CNAME in WHM


  1. Log in to WHM
  2. Locate the DNS Functions section
    1. This can be found quickly by searching for “DNS” in the search bar
  3. Select Edit DNS Zone


Show the Edit DNS Zone location in WHM


  1. Select the domain you’d like to edit
  2. Click Edit


Showing how to select a domain to edit using the DNS Zone Editor in WHM



  1. Locate and modify the CNAME record accordingly
  2. Click Save


Showing how to modify a CNAME using the Edit DNS Zone interface in WHM


Changing CNAME in cPanel


  1. Login to cPanel
  2. Go to Advanced Zone Editor in the Domains section


Showing the Advanced DNS Zone Editor location in cPanel


  1. Choose the correct domain from the dropdown
  2. Select the CNAME you’d like to modify and click Edit
  3. Update the information accordingly
  4. Click Edit Record


Showing how to modify a CNAME record using the Advanced Zone Editor in cPanel



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