How to Point Domain Name to Kinsta Hosting

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  • Point domain name from Godaddy, Namecheap to Kinsta

Method 1. Pointing Domain Name to Kinsta with Nameservers

If you use this method, the entire record you created at the domain provider will be disabled. Later, if you want to add A, CNAME, TXT … Record. You need to add at Kinsta.

First, You need to Add Domain Name to Kinsta

Kinsta DNS > Add your first domain

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Next, enter your Domain Name

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You will see these nameservers

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Point Godaddy Domain Name to Kinsta Hosting

Step 1. Log in to Godaddy

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Step 2. Click on DNS

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Scroll down and click on Change

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Next, select Custom

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Then, scroll down and enter Kinsta’s Nameservers (in Part 1)

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Then, click on Save

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It will take 1 – 24 hours for the change to be updated

Point Namecheap Domain Name to Kinsta Hosting

Step 1. Log in to Namecheap

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Step 2. Domain List > MANAGE

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Step 3. Custom DNS > Enter Kinst’s Nameservers > Save

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E.g.

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Done!

It will take 1 – 24 hours for the change to be updated

Method 2. Point Domain Name to Kinsta with IP Address

Find the website IP Address on Kinsta Hosting

First

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Next. Here is IP Address of Website

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Point Godaddy Domain Name to Kinsta Hosting

Step 1. Log in to Godaddy

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Step 2. Click on DNS

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Step 3.

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Edit Record A & CNAME

Record A

  • Type: A
  • Name: @
  • Value: IP Address, eg: 35.190.225.93
  • TTL: 600 seconds

Record CNAME

  • Type:  CNAME
  • Name: www
  • Value: your domain name, eg: beaverhero.com
  • TTL: 1 hour

Then Save!

Point Namecheap Domain Name to Kinsta

Step 1. Log in to Namecheap

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Step 2. Domain List > MANAGE

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Step 3. Advanced DNS > Edit or create 2 Record A and CNAME

Record A

  • Type: A Record
  • Host: @
  • Value: IP Address of Kinsta, e.g: 35.190.225.93
  • TTL: 30 min

Record CNAME

  • Type: CNAME Record
  • Host: www
  • Value: your domain name, e.g. beaverhero.com
  • TTL: 30 min

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Then Save! Done

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