Switch from subdomain to main www domain

Hi there,

new to Discourse. We want to setup Discouse on a subdomain e.g.


in parallel to our existing community and let users start signing up on the new community as we can’t do the data migration.

At a later stage, we want to switch Discourse from

forum.example.com to www.example.com

Is this possible? If so, how?

this is possible and easy to do.

you change the domain in the app.yml file and you do the rebuild.

then you forward the sub-domain.

in saying the above, i want to also point out it might be bad for your SEO stuff.

rather keep it like that and forward the www to forum

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