HOW DO I CONFIGURE DNS SETTINGS FOR MY PERSONAL DOMAIN?

Domain Name System (DNS) allows a web browser to translate a domain into a website. There are several important DNS settings that can be configured for your domain name. These include:

  • A Record: The IP address of the domain.
  • CNAME Record: Used for any subdomains.

If you have acquired your custom domain and wish to add it to your Goo.su account, you first need to specify your A records to point to Goo's IP addresses. For a subdomain, you'll set up a CNAME for that subdomain to point to Goo.

Configure Goo.su's IP Address in DNS Settings

The process of updating DNS depends on your domain registrar. You can inquire with your provider.

In general, the process looks something like this:

  1. Log in to your domain registrar's website.
  2. Select the domain you want to change.
  3. Find the DNS record management section. The name of this section depends on your provider, but it's usually something like "DNS Configuration," "DNS Records," or "Advanced DNS."
  4. Edit the existing A records for your site. Set the IP addresses to 185.43.4.171 and ensure the hostname is either "@" or your base domain (both mean the same thing).

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RECORD TYPE HOST NAME POINTS TO
A @ 185.43.4.171

Two things to note:

  • If you have additional A records pointing to other IP addresses, remove all others and leave only those pointing to Goo.su's IP addresses.
  • Be cautious of the term "parked." If you see this in one of the existing A records, edit it so that your A records point to the IP addresses specified in the table above.

For a Subdomain

The process of updating DNS depends on your domain registrar. You can inquire with your provider.

In general, the process looks something like this:

  1. Log in to your domain registrar's website.
  2. Select the domain you want to change.
  3. Find the DNS record management section. The name of this section depends on your provider, but it's usually something like "DNS Configuration," "DNS Records," or "Advanced DNS."
  4. Edit the existing CNAME record for that subdomain to point to cname.goo.su. When entering the subdomain, enter only the part before the first dot. For example, for to.lpp.com, just enter "to."
RECORD TYPE HOST NAME POINTS TO
CNAME your chosen subdomain cname.goo.su

Note: In DNS, you can also add a "www" record for your domain name to point to "cname.goo.su." For example, if your custom domain was "test.me," you should set a CNAME record for "www.test.me" to "cname.goo.su," like this:

RECORD TYPE HOST NAME POINTS TO
CNAME www cname.goo.su
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