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Simple DNS Zone Editor

DNS is an internet component which change domain’s name (example.com) into IP address (such as  It is match with DNS zone file which inside your server.

There are some types of domain zone file.  This feature allows you to create, modify, and delete A record and CNAME record.

Note: you can’t set time to live (TTL) record by using this interface. CPanel will use TTL which already set by your web host.

Add A record

A record is DNS record which is responsible to mapping host name into IP address.  A record is important that enable DNS server to identify and find your website also various services in internet.  Without A record, your visitors are not able to access website, FTP server or email account. 

To add A record:

  1. Select domain from drop-down menu.
  2. Type A record at Name and Address.
  3. Click Add A Record.

Note: cPanel is already configuring the DNS record, and then the visitors are able to access website and other services (FTP, email, etc.).  A record can be added only when you add services which not provided by your cPanel or webhost.

Add CNAME record

CNAME record or “canonical name record” creates alias which allows server query to continuing DNS lookup with new name.

To add CNAME record:

  1. Select domain from drop-down menu.
  2. Type CNAME record at Name and CNAME.
  3. Click Add CNAME Record.

Delete Record

To delete A or CNAME record:

  1. Click Delete to the record you wish to delete.
  2. Click Delete to confirm that the record will be completely deleted.

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