How To Update Domain Name DNS Settings

Posted By on Jul 12, 2007 | 2 comments

This video will demonstrate how to update your domain name settings so that it is pointing to your web hosting company.

This process needs to be done before you can set up your website with your hosting company. Also note that once this procedure has been completed, it can take up to 48 hours to become operational as the settings need to spread throughout the Internet.

In order to complete this operation, you will need the letter you received from your hosting company when you signed up and the login and password with the company where you registered your domain names.

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Questions about Domain Name Server Settings:

Is it okay to use the same DNS settings for all my sites?

Yes, if your hosting account allows you to host multiple sites on the same account, all of your domains that you are hosting at that account will use the same DNS settings.


  1. Useful video. Thank you for sharing. I hope it will help me to update my DNS sdettings for WP.

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  2. By directing your traffic at the DNS level, you have the power and flexibility to maximize uptime and be available to your customers 24/7. This is especially important for ecommerce sites that have people browsing, shopping and buying around the clock. Every minute of downtime means lost revenue, something that no one wants.

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