< All Topics
Print

How to add A Record in cPanel using DNS Zone Editor?

A Record is a DNS record and is used to point a domain or subdomain to an IP address. You can add A Record using the cPanel's Zone Editor option.

1. Log into your cPanel account. (eg., www.example.com/cPanel )

2. In the Domains section, click on the Zone Editor icon.

3. Under Domains, you can see many options below the Actions text.

4. Click on the A Record, and a small window will pop open. Please enter the required details in it.

Name: Enter the name you wish to add, for example, add a forum and the cPanel will automatically add a domain name like forum.example.com.
Address: Enter the IP Address of the server.

5. Now click on the Add an A Record button.

Congratulations, You have successfully added A Record. The DNS propagation can take up to 24 hours.

Note: It may take anywhere from 12 to 24 hours for the changes to take effect worldwide.

Previous How to Access cPanel Web Disk?
Next How to add an MX Record in cPanel using DNS Zone Editor?
Table of Contents