How to link my domain with server?

Steps to Associate Your Domain Name with Your Website (link nameserver)

1. Get Your Web Host’s Name Servers

The first thing you’ll need to do is to find out the list of name servers used by your web host. You can find nameservers in the email sent to you by your host when you first signed up with them.
Your web host may give you 2 or more name server addresses. Note down all these names. Better still, keep the email or web page containing these names open on your computer so that you can cut and paste them later. You’ll need to enter these names, exactly as given, into your registrar’s system.

2. Enter the Name Servers into Your Registrar’s Settings for Your Domain

Once you have the list of name servers, go to your domain name registrar and log into their system. You will obviously need the login name and password that you created when you first registered your domain.

Once you manage to find the correct page to change your name servers, you will probably see a form that lets you enter things like your “Primary Name Server”, “Secondary Name Server”, “Tertiary Name Server” and maybe even more (like a fourth, fifth and sixth name server as well). The exact words used may not be the same, but it should mean basically your first name server, second name server, and so on.

Put your first name server from your list, usually the name beginning with “ns1”, into the “Primary Name Server” field. Then type your second name server, the name beginning with “ns2”, into the “Secondary Name Server” field. And so on. A domain name should have at least 2 name servers associated with it. Some web hosts give you more, others only 2. Some registrars allow you to enter up to 6 names, others only 2. If you only have 2 nameservers to enter, but your registrar gives you 6 fields, just enter the first 2 and leave the other fields blank. If you have 3 nameservers to enter, but your registrar only allows you to enter 2, just enter the 2. Don’t worry about the fields you didn’t get to use, or the extra name servers that your web host provided that you couldn’t enter. Your domain will work fine without those extras. They are there to provide a bit of redundancy, so that your site will still work if the first name server fails.

If you cannot find the place to set your name servers, or you don’t want to just blunder around the registrar’s website looking for the correct option to try, look for the “Help” or “FAQ” documentation on your registrar’s site. This is such a basic procedure that everyone needs to do that they are likely to have some sort of guide on their site, if only to avoid having to answer the same question over and over again from their customers.

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