How do I connect my domain to my website?
You can connect your domain to your website directly through your DCC.
1. Login to your DCC account, the select the "Buy & Manage Domains" tile.
2. Click on "Get Started"
3. Select "Connect a Domain" from the two options.
4. Enter the domain name you want to connect to your website. The A-Records and CNAME Record required for your site are displayed.
5. Login to your domain registrar or provider, navigate to the domain manager and add\edit the A-Record and CNAME.
This will be different for each domain registrar.
The above step is intended for advanced users with experience managing DNS settings, zone files, and domain settings. Changing this incorrectly can stop your website and other domain services, such as email from functioning correctly.
After making changes to your domain settings you should allow between 24-48 hours for propagation.
To see information on changing your A-Records and CNAME records on Godaddy, click here,
To see information on changing your A-Records and CNAME records on Network Solutions, click here.
6. Click on the "Refresh" button, if our platform detects the correct settings the "Done" button will activate.
What is a CNAME?
CNAME records can be used to alias one name to another. CNAME stands for Canonical Name. A common example is when you have both example.com and www.example.com pointing to the same application and hosted by the same server. In this case, to avoid ...
Is WHOIS included when I purchase a domain through my dashboard?
Yes, domain privacy is included free with all domains purchased through our platform. WHOIS is an Internet record that lists information about domains. WHOIS records are used by ICANN, the organization that oversees domain names, to keep domains ...
Can I manage my DNS settings?
Yes, you can control your DNS settings through your dashboard. Any domain you purchase through us comes with a DNS zone editor where you can manage all your DNS records, including: A-Records AAAA Records CNAME TXT (Text) SRV NS (Name Servers)
What is an A Record?
An A record maps a domain name to the IP address (Version 4) of the computer hosting the domain. An A record is used to find the IP address of a computer connected to the internet from a name. The A in A record stands for Address. Whenever you visit ...
How do I make my website live?
You can take your website live yourself by adding records to your domain registrar. Select the Website tile. Select Menu on the top left. Select Website Settings. Select Go Live. Select the toggle to take your website live.