An Introduction to DNS Records

The Domain Name System (DNS) essentially provides a phone directory for the Internet. You might want to type in apple.com to your web browser to buy iPhone accessories, but how will your request reach Apple’s web server at IP address 17.172.224.47? That’s what the domain name record system does for us. If you’re a small […]

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Checking Domain Name Updates and DNS Propagation

I’ve become a regular user of WhatsMyDNS.net. It makes it super easy to see how far your DNS changes have propagated after you make them: So, for example, if you are setting up a new site like FleeTheJungle.com and changing the A records to a new server, you can see when the DNS changes have […]

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