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How to add domain forwarding (URL) records

Hi, I would like to create subdomains that forward to a different URL. My domain provider provided this but since moving to NetlifyDNS I am not sure how to go about it.

I want to create a domain like v1.blog.com and redirect it to some place like website.com/where-things-used-to-be/.

Because I am forwarding to a specified path, I don’t think a CNAME record will solve the problem for me. So far, the only option I can think of is to create more NETLIFY records with apps to enable redirecting their index to where I want.

Is there a better way to go about this?

I had read this post about forwarding subdomains to path but the solution there doesn’t work in my case where I simply want a record that points to a path on a different domain

Hi @josephrexme

The post you linked to it the only option. You would need to add the subdomain to a site (main site or another Netlify site) as a custom domain/custom domain alias a configure redirects. If required, you can have more than one subdomain set up on a single Netlify site.

I know of no other way to accomplish your desired setup.