Adding a record in GoDaddy

If you have registered your domain name using GoDaddy this guide will show you how to point your domain to your page. The following steps should be done after adding your domains to your website settings. 


Step 1. Login to GoDaddy

Login to GoDaddy and you will arrive at the Dashboard. From here you will see:



Step 2. Get your IP address

Go to your 'Website Settings' at the top of the page. 

Scroll down to the 'Domains' section and enter your new domain name to retrieve your new IP address. 

Copy this IP address to enter into your Go Daddy account. 


Step 3. Update DNS A-Record

You will be looking at the Domain Details on the Settings Tab. 

Scroll down to the A-Records which displays as 'A' (Host).

You should have a single A-Record which points to a Go Daddy IP. Click on the pencil icon to edit this article.



This will display a popup and in the field 'Points to' you will want to paste in the IP Address. 

Lastly, click 'Save' and the popup will close. 



Step 4. Wait

Once done you will need to wait. It can propagate immediately, but in some cases, it can take up to 24 hours. Check by visiting your domain name to look for changes.



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