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Updates at the Registrar vs Updates on the Local DNS Server

Updates at the Registrar vs Updates on the Local DNS Server   There’s no difference whether you make a change at your registrar or update your local DNS server. However, if you’re going to use nameservers to point your site to where it is hosted (Dedicated, Cloud Server, or Shared Hosting), you’ll want to make…

DNS Record Types Explained

The Domain Name System (DNS) is the directory for the internet that helps organize and identify locations.  It’s a guide that helps direct people to a desired location, like a home address.  DNS translates the human-identifiable domain names into physical IP addresses your computer can read.     DNS records are like the road signs…

A General overview of DNS

What is DNS? Domain Name Servers, or DNS, is the internet’s guide to finding and connecting one source with another.  DNS is the computer directory that turns human identifiable names (domain names like yourdomain.com) into Internet Protocol (IP) addresses necessary (a series of numbers separated by periods) to be read by computers. When you enter…