Now we’ll look at one of the most common DNS record types: CNAME. What is its purpose, and how do you use it? You’ll find out soon!
CNAME record – what does it mean?
The name of the CNAME is split into two pieces. The letter C stands for canonical, and it indicates which domain name is the true one for the one you’re trying to resolve. The NAME is self-evident. Name, as in hostname, is what it stands for.