Mapping Your Domain to WordPress
If you register a domain with WordPress.com, we point it to your WordPress.com blog. But you do not have to do the procedure that way – you can make your domain point to any site you want. If you’re moving your site to another host, we suggest you transfer your domain to the new host so that both your domain and your hosting manages are in the same place, For instance, if you just registered your domain, you would not be able to transfer it for 60 days. Also, some hosts just don’t support domain registration transfers.
“DNS Servers” are past our extension here. What you have to see, is that we have to argue our GoDaddy domain name (URL) to our MDD Hosting Word Press installation. DNS acts similar to the mail station. It keeps up an address for your site. Essentially, we are saying the web that when a user clicks on our “GoDaddy URL” that it wants to guide the guest to our Word Press site at MDD Hosting. Try not to stress; this is less demanding than it sounds.
#1 Discover the ‘DNS Server Addresses’
For our situation, we can create the DNS list here. If you utilized an alternate host at that point scan your host’s site for “DNS” and you will likely discover the page you are searching for. On the off chance that you chose to manufacture your site utilizing GoDaddy (where we purchased our space name) at that point GoDaddy would have provoked you for your URL name and would have set the DNS passages naturally. If so, you can avoid this progression and proceed onward the following one.
Retain the DNS list, appeared overhead, open in a program window. Then, sign into our “GoDaddy account” so we can refresh the DNS sections to opinion to MDD Hosting. After you log into “GoDaddy,” click “All Products,” at that point click “My Account.”
On the Account page, click on “Domains” to see domain list. Click “Launch” button. It will revenue you to a domain manager page where you can set the DNS entries.
On the “Account page,” click on ” Domains ” to see your domain list. Click the ” Launch ” button. It will take you to a domain manager page where you can set the DNS sections.
#2 Set Nameservers
At the end of the “Domain Information page,” you will get a list of “Nameservers.” Click the ‘Set Nameservers’ link.
In the Nameserver text boxes, enter the DNS names registered on the MDD Hosting site open in your new browser window. Click “OK” If you finish.
You might have to wait for a small part for the modifications to take affect. You will understand when this is working by typing your domain name into your browser. If you see a basic WordPress page, then you are all set. Now we can start modifying your website.
How to view name servers for your domain:
To see the name servers for your domain, follow these steps:
- Click “My Domains” in the navigation bar & click the domain name.
- Click the DNS tab .
- Scroll down to Name servers section to see a list of the name servers for your domain.
#3 Switch to a Custom Domain Server
You need to use two name servers. Google mentions that you use at least four. Check with your DNS provider for the number and names of name servers offered to you.
- Select Use custom name servers.
- Insert a custom name server in the Name server field.
- Click plus button to add next.
- Click Save to save your name server.
- Set up new resource records with your DNS provider. (The Google Domains resource files only work with the Google Domains name servers.)
Restore Google Domains name servers
To reset the default Google Domains name servers:
- Click the “Restore default name servers” button.
When you switch to custom name servers, a warning message will appear at the top of the page. You can also click the “Restore Defaults” button in the alert message to reset the Google Domains name servers.
(Featured Image Courtesy of PickaWeb.com)
Blogger. Tech Writer. Wordpress Monster. Visit my websites emoijahbridges.com or savvyandbeautiful.com