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Change an a Record

An A (host) record connects your domain name to your IP address. A records let users enter your domain name in a Web browser to access your website. They are the most common type of zone record.

  1. Log in to your GoWebsite account.
  2. Next to Domains, click Manage.

How you now access the DNS manager will depend on the view of your account:

If your domain is registered at another company, see the Domains registered at another company section below for instructions.

Card View

In Card View, your account will look something like this:

  1. Select the domain name you want to use, click Text Icon (Settings) and select Manage DNS.
  2. On the Records list, next to A, click the Click pencil icon on existing MX records (pencil icon) and make any necessary changes.
  3. Click Save when finished.

List View

In List View, your account will look something like this:

  1. Click on the domain name you want to use.
  2. Select the DNS Zone File tab.
  3. Click Edit:
  4. On the Records list, next to A, click the Click pencil icon on existing MX records (pencil icon) and make any necessary changes.
  5. Click Save when finished.

Domains registered at another company

  1. From the top menu, click the DNS tab, and select Manage Zones.
  2. Enter the domain name you want to use and click Search.
  3. On the Records list, next to A, click the Click pencil icon on existing MX records (pencil icon) and make any necessary changes.
  4. Click Save when finished.

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