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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.

How to Create a Subdomain

Using subdomains with ServerPilot is exactly the same as using any other domain name. If you want your users to see a different website when visiting a subdomain, such as being taken to your online store when visiting "

How to Configure CAA Records

Creating a CAA record is not required. If you are having problems obtaining an SSL certificate due to your domain having an incorrect CAA record, you should delete your domain's incorrect CAA record.

What Is DNS Propagation?

When DNS changes are made, they are not instantaneously visible across the Internet at large. As DNS is a heavily cached, distributed system with no central location where all DNS information is stored, any DNS change takes time to reach other parts of the system.

How to Clear Your DNS Cache

If you have recently updated your DNS and your site does not load correctly, you might be experiencing DNS caching issues on your local machine.

How to Assign Different IP Addresses to Different Apps

ServerPilot configures your server to listen on all interfaces, so if your server has multiple IP addresses, you can access it from all of them.

How to Configure DNS on DigitalOcean

Once you have created a server on DigitalOcean, you'll likely want to configure DNS for your domains at DigitalOcean.

How to Configure DNS on Linode

If you have a server on Linode, you'll likely want to configure DNS for your domains on Linode. Create Your A Records First, sign in to your Linode account and click the DNS Manager tab.

How to Configure DNS on Vultr

If you have a server on Vultr, you can now configure the DNS for your domains through Vultr's dashboard.

How to Set PTR Records and Reverse DNS

DNS is normally used to point a domain name to an IP address. For example, you would use an A record to say the domain example.

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