How do I add an A DNS record?

You will need to login to your iwantmyname account, and then in your dashboard click on the domain name for which you would like to add the A record. On the next page, click on manage DNS records to go to the DNS dashboard.

1. Leave the Hostname field empty if you are adding the A record for the root/naked domain (i.e. Or, add a subdomain in the Hostname field, e.g. www, blog, etc. if you are setting up the A records for a subdomain (e.g.

2. Choose A from the record Type drop-down menu.

3. Enter the IP address for the DNS value in the Value field. (Value must be an IP address.)

4. You can leave the TTL field as is.

5. Click on the blue add button to add the record to your list of DNS records and update the zone.

6. Click on the green Save DNS Settings button to save the new settings.

Note that domains can have multiple A records on the root domain or on subdomains, unlike CNAME records.

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