Take the 2-minute tour ×
WordPress Development Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for WordPress developers and administrators. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I am running this site: www.thetechnofreaks.com on Wordpress. Recently I came through a plugin that claims to increase the page load efficiency of my site. the plugin details can be found here: http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/w3-total-cache/installation/

Now the plugin mentions a self-hosted method for CDN which is known as pipelining. It states:

If you do not have a CDN provider, you can still improve your site's performance using the "Self-hosted" method. On your own server, create a subdomain and matching DNS Zone record; e.g. static.domain.com and configure FTP options on the "Content Delivery Network" tab accordingly. Be sure to FTP upload the appropriate files, using the available upload buttons.

Now I have created a static.thetechnofreaks.com sub-domain but I don't know how to enter matching DNS Zone record and configure FTP options.

Please guide me in this regard. I went to my cPanel -> Simple DNS Zone Editor. It contains:

Add an A Record

Name: Address:

Add a CNAME Record

Name: CNAME:

What am I supposed to enter in this??

share|improve this question

1 Answer 1

If you have created your subdomain using Cpanel then you don't have to do anything in regards to changing DNS records, It's all done for your. As for creating an ftp account there is a nice tutorial at the Cpanel docs section.

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.