How do you link your domain to your web host?

  • AndrewNoNumbers
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Bear with me since I'm a noob, but what's the correct way to setup a domain to make it display the site you have at your web host? Am I supposed to:
1. Change the nameservers to the ones given by my web host? or..
2. Change the www A Record to the one given by my web host?

So far I've only changed the A Record and the domain does go through, but it seems like changing the nameserver would be the logical thing to do.
  • sequencehosting
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Post 3+ Months Ago

Hello,

That is correct. You will need to change the name servers to those of your host. For example they could be:

ns1.yourhost (.) com
ns2.yourhost (.) com

Regards,
Jack
  • AndrewNoNumbers
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Post 3+ Months Ago

What about the A Records? Do I need to touch those?
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Post 3+ Months Ago

AndrewNoNumbers wrote:
What about the A Records? Do I need to touch those?


Usually you just need to change the nameservers for shared hosting and the likes.

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