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Directing a subdomain to a specific page

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I would like to set up a subdomain, call it rewards.heartland.org.

I would like to set this up so someone who types rewards.heartland.org is immediately taken to a specific page (not just an IP address): http://store.heartland.org/shop/rewards-how-to-use-rewards-to-help-children-learn-and-why-teachers-dont-use-them-often-enough/

The idea is to make it easier for people typing the URL!

Can this be done?
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by:gplana
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You can create the subdomain (over cPanel, for example) and then create a redirection for this subdomain.

Does this makes sense for you?
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by:Dbast
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Not really, I'm afraid. Would this be something I would ask our website host to do, or the nameserver?
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You should contact your website to manage this, but you should contact probably the nameserver to add the subdomain (and the website host provider to manage it).
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by:Dbast
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That does make sense, thanks! Basically splitting it into two steps -- that's what I couldn't get my arms around. Really appreciated the quick response!
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