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How to Update DNS Records - DNS Management

What is a Nameserver?

A nameserver is a computer where DNS (Domain Name System) records are stored in databases. Web browsers, like Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari, or Edge, can search and read the DNS records, which tell them where to find websites.

What is DNS?

Domain Name System, or DNS, converts domain names into numbers called IP addresses. A number, an IP address, identifies every website; computers read that. One of the IP addresses for Google is When web browsers look for Google, they are looking for, which they find in the Google Name Server databases. DNS forms the backbone of the internet, the authority on where every website is located. Also, see DNS Records Explained.

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Follow these steps to update your DNS records:

  1. Log in to your Domains Dashboard.
    Login to your Domains Dashboard
  2. On the dashboard, select the domain where you're updating DNS records.
    There are two views in the Domains dashboard - the Card and List views. Click on the view icons to switch to your preferred view. 
    Card View, click Manage
  3. Choose the domain you wish to modify.  
    In the Card view, click the domain's Manage button.

    Domain Dashboard - Card View

    In List view, click the domain or its gear icon on the right-hand side.

    Domain Dashboard - List View

  4. On the left sidebar, click on DNS & Nameservers
    Click DNS & Nameservers
  5. On the DNS & Nameservers page, select the DNS Records tab. 
    DNS Records Tab
  6. Add a DNS Record by clicking the blue + button. Make sure that your site is hosted by us, otherwise, the add DNS record button may not work.
    Add DNS Record
  7. Select the DNS record type from the dropdown list in the window that appears.
    Select the DNS Record Type
  8. Type in the DNS record value. You may also visit DNS Records Explained for more information about the DNS record types and their functions.
    Type in the DNS record value
  9. Then click on the Add DNS button.
  10. Or, choose from the list of records you wish to edit by clicking the 3 dots on the side. 
    Click on the 3 dots on the side
  11. Make your revisions and click on Update DNS
Note that DNS record changes may take 24-48 hours to take effect. There is currently no option to add SRV Records in your Domains Dashboard. Please contact us for assistance.

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