Escape at symbol in CNAME target

Hey all. I’m having trouble finding this via search because “At” and “@” don’t play well with searching websites. So please forgive me if this is already a topic.

I’d like to add a CNAME record for a subdomain of my site ( to redirect to Tanner Comes – Medium. My problem is @ is being immediately replaced by the domain “”, like so:

I’ve tried escaping it (, “”, ‘’) with no success.

How do I escape the at sign in a CNAME Target?


CNAME won’t work as a redirect. Try this:


Thank you. That did the trick!

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