Manage Nameserver Records

The DNS records of any domain purchased through our service can be managed via the Domains tab of your Dashboard.

Find the domain whose records you want to alter and click the more icon (. . .), then click Manage.

What you do next depends on which records you want (or have been asked) to change.

If you decide to host your website somewhere other than Weebly, then you'll need to point your domain to the location of the new site.

Your new host should provide you with either Nameservers (ns1.example.com), IP Addresses / A-Records (199.34.228.100), or CNAME Records (ghs.google.com) that enable you to make this change.

In this guide we'll look at how to change Nameservers. 

Find Nameservers and click Change.

 

It's important to note: Changing your nameservers will cause your domain's email address to stop working and any Weebly site connected to the domain to go offline. If you change the Nameservers your email and website will both need to be reconfigured with your new host. If you want to use a site with another host, but continue using your Weebly email then you should ask your new host for A-Records or CNAMES (as changing these records doesn't impact email).

Enter the new nameservers in the provided box. If your provider gave you more than two nameservers just use the first two they gave you. This will work perfectly fine. We promise.

Click Save.

And you're all done. Though it can take anywhere from an hour to 24 hours for nameserver changes to take full effect.

You'll also notice that all the other records on the page have now vanished. That's because those other records are controlled by the nameservers.

If you want to bring the records back (and host the site with Weebly again) just click Set To Default and it will go back to Weebly's nameservers.

 

 

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