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I am working on a small project in which people create an account and they are given a sub-domain like

However, while this address is shown in the address bar of the browser, the page actually exists at something like

This would all be automatic.

Is this possible with a standard Bluehost account running cPanel?

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Here is part of their helpdesk articles:

Yes! Bluehost does support the creation of Wildcard DNS/Subdomains. You are welcome to create these from your cPanel -> Domains -> Subdomains section.

And for subbdomains:

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It can be done using Apache URL rewriting (something similar was asked about here:

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I don't believe most hosts allow users to set up wildcard subdomains. –  Lèse majesté Dec 19 '11 at 23:07

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