Subdomains after domain purchase

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    Here’s a screenshot:

    Can someone please explain what this means? I highlighted what I need explained.

    I think it means that for example if I started a forum on a third party site, and went to my WP dashboard, created a subdomain, and mapped the subdomain to the forum’s URL, the forum will show when a viewer goes to said subdomain (meaning the subdomain URL will show, NOT the forum’s original URL)

    Is that correct?

    The blog I need help with is


    I think I found a support article about it, but it says I have to mess with something called a CNAME and also mess with DNS. I know a little about DNS, but nothing about CNAME.

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