Adding a DNS CNAME for secondary service

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    We recently purchased a custom domain name through, which is providing hosting for my organization’s blog. We were interested in using the domain for other services, and wanted to map these to a subdomain. However, in the Automattic interface there does not appear to be a way to generate a new DNS CNAME. A related issue was reported previously at, but the critical bit about setting up the subdomain was not included in the forum.

    How can I set up a subdomain in Automattic that points somewhere other than, or is that not possible? Any help would be appreciated.

    The blog I need help with is



    Since your blog is already a subdomain of, you’d have to go to something like blog/

    There’s information near the end of this support entry:

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