Namecheap domain

Common Terms

Root Domain: top level domain which is the domain that you have purchased i.e. hello.com would be a root domain
Naked Domain: a naked domain is the domain without the 'www'
Subdomain: This is an extension of the domain you have purchased

Instructions

A Record

  1. Click Account on the top menu bar.
  1. Select Domain List from the side bar
  1. Locate the domain you wish to add and click Manage
  1. Select Advanced DNS
  1. In the Host Records section (should be the second section), click Add Record
  1. Complete the fields:
      • Select¬†A Record¬†for¬†Type
      • Host: enter "@" if you want to use a naked domain such as¬†mydomain.com¬†or enter the subdomain value (i.e. enter¬†blog¬†for blog.mydomain.com)
      • Value: enter¬†76.76.21.21
  1. Click the tick on the right hand side of the row to save the record
 

CNAME

  1. Click Account on the top menu bar.
  1. Select Domain List from the side bar
  1. Locate the domain you wish to add and click Manage
  1. Select Advanced DNS
  1. In the Host Records section (should be the second section), click Add Record
  1. Complete the fields:
      • Select¬†CNAME¬†from the drop down menu
      • Host: enter "www" if you want to use a naked domain such as¬†mydomain.com¬†or enter the subdomain value (i.e. enter¬†www.blog¬†for blog.mydomain.com)
      • Value: enter¬†cname.vercel-dns.com
  1. Click the tick on the right hand side of the row to save the record
 

Example

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