DNS is the component of the Internet which converts human-readable domain names (for example, example.com) into computer-readable IP addresses (for example, 126.96.36.199). It does this through DNS zone files that reside on your server and tie domain names to IP addresses.
There are several different types of records in a domain's zone file. This feature allows you to create, edit, and delete A, CNAME, and TXT records.
Warning: This feature will erase any modifications you have made to your zone records, either with this feature or with the Simple DNS Zone Editor. It will attempt to save .txt entries. Before you use this feature, be sure to write down any changes that you want to save.
To reset your DNS zone files to the defaults, perform the following steps:
To add a record, perform the following steps:
An A record is the DNS record that is responsible for mapping hostnames to IP addresses. The A record is essential because it allows DNS servers to identify and locate your website and its various services on the Internet. Without an A record, your visitors will not be able to access your website, FTP servers, or email accounts.
A TXT record is a text record that contains certain information that will be read by querying servers. These can carry useful data for the SPF or DKIM email authentication systems.
To edit a record, perform the following steps:
To delete a record, perform the following steps: