Creating Domain Name System (DNS) records is a critical step in the development of any web-based application. While there are numerous methods for accomplishing this, the process for configuring DNS on your server will differ depending on the type of server you are using and the control panel you are using to interact with it, as explained below. In this tutorial, we’ll go over how to configure your DNS records if you’re hosting on a cPanel server and are looking for instructions on how to set up your DNS records.
This guide will walk you through the process of creating DNS records within cPanel, as well as the steps required to create and remove subdomains, addon domains, and parked domains, all from the comfort of your cPanel interface. To continue reading, or to jump to specific sections as needed, see the table of contents at the bottom of this page.
In cPanel, you can create DNS records.
The following are the steps to take in order to create DNS records using cPanel:
Before you can get started, you’ll need to sign into your cPanel account with your username and password. You can log into your cPanel account by entering the following URL into your web browser: http://cpanel.com/.
www.https://(your server’s Internet Protocol address):2083
Alternatively, if A records have already been propagated for the server, you can use the following syntax:
Once you’ve logged in, navigate to the Domains section of the cPanel main page and click on the Zone Editor link there. By selecting this icon, you will be taken to a new page where you can modify or create DNS Records.