How do I point my domain name to my Website Builder package?

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This FAQ will explain how you can point your domain name to your Website Builder package.

You can point your domain name to your Website Builder package, so that your visitors can view your newly created website.


This article will explain how you can point your domain name to your Website Builder package using the DNS.

Firstly, you need to ensure your domain is pointed to our nameservers:

  • ns.123-reg.co.uk
  • ns2.123-reg.co.uk

If the domain is not pointed to the 123 Reg nameservers, you will be unable to manage them from the 123 Reg control panel.

For more information on changing your nameservers please view the following article:

How do I change the nameservers for my domain name?

Please Note: It will take between 24 - 48 hours for the new DNS records to become active.

1

Log in to your 123 Reg control panel

2

Have a look in the Domains section section.

Select your domain name using the drop-down menu and then click on the Manage button.

3

Scroll down to the Advanced Domain Settings section and click on the Manage DNS (A, MX, CNAME, TXT) link.

4

From the Basic DNS tab.

5 Click on the Change button in the WEBSITE SETTINGS (A RECORDS) section.

6

Select Website Builder from the Your domain is pointing to drop down list.

7

Click on the Point to service button.

8

Click on the Confirm button to complete the change.

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