I have a question about redirecting a subdomain of a blog hosted on
wordpress.com to an external URL.
Given the following:
1) I own a domain name
foobar.com purchased from another registrar (not from
2) I have purchased the custom domain option on
wordpress.com, and have completed the configuration to make
foobar.com resolve to
3) I will establish an external site for a store, such as
4) I want to redirect the subdomain
How do I set up the custom DNS records within
wordpress.com to accomplish this subdomain redirection, while leaving
foobar.com pointed to my Wordpress blog? I suspect that the CNAME directive is involved, but I cannot figure out the required syntax.