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Manage DNS

You can change which service your domain uses for its website and email by managing its DNS records (also known as zone file records). How you access your DNS records depends on where your domain is registered. Use the table below to find the scenario that's applicable to your situation and follow those instructions.

If your domain is registered at another company and you're not using Off-Site DNS to manage your records, you'll need to contact that other company for instructions on how to manage your DNS records.

If your domain is Follow these instructions...
Registered with GoWebsite and using GoWebsite nameservers See the Working with DNS records table below
Hosted with GoWebsite but not registered with GoWebsite Manage DNS for your hosting account
Using Off-Site DNS Manage Off-site DNS

Working with DNS records

Click on the link for the type of record you would like to add, change, or delete:

Type of Record What it's for Add, Change or Delete
A Record Connects an IP Address to a host name Add; Change; Delete
CNAME Record Allows more than one DNS name for a host Add; Change; Delete
MX Record Ensures email is delivered to the right location Add; Change; Delete
NS Record Contains the nameserver info Add; Change; Delete
TXT Record Provides additional info about a host or more technical info to servers Add; Change; Delete
SRV Record Finds computers that host specific services Add; Change; Delete
AAAA Record Provides IP addresses that do not fit a standard A Record format Add; Change; Delete

Any DNS changes you make can take up to 48 hours to reflect on the Internet.

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