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Getting Started with Domains and DNS Records

This series will guide you through adding domains to your apps and setting your DNS records to point to your server.

  1. How to Register a Domain

    Registering a domain is one of the first things you should do when you're ready to build a website.
  2. How to Add and Remove Domains

    Adding domains to you app ensures web requests get forwarded correctly when they hit your server.
  3. How to Create a Subdomain

    Using subdomains with ServerPilot is exactly the same as any other domain name.
  4. How to Redirect to a Different Domain

    To redirect all requests to a different domain name, create a .htaccess file in your app's web root directory.
  5. How to Configure DNS on DigitalOcean

    How to Configure DNS on Linode

    How to Configure DNS on Vultr

    These tutorials show how the concepts to set your DNS records are similar across providers.
  6. How to Set PTR Records and Reverse DNS

    Reverse DNS is controlled by your server provider and is not related to your domain's DNS.
  7. How to Use Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs)

    Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs) are domain names that contain non-ASCII characters.