How To Point Your Domain Name To Your Web Host is a part of how to start blogging series. Read how to start blogging series or read previous step: Where to host your blog or next step: Best blogging platforms.
You will be feel very satisfied that you have completed a big tasks till now. You have purchased a domain name and web hosting to start blogging. Now it’s time to point domain to host. This is very short and simple step. I have instructed you in previous step that your hosting company will send you an email, save this for future. Now you need that email informations. That email contains your name servers details.
If you have purchased your domain name from the same company from where you sign up for hosting, then this step will be automatically done for you. But if you have registered your domain name from different registrar, you need to point your domain to your web hosting company.
For that you have to login to your account from where you have registered your domain name. And click on change or edit name servers then paste two name servers to the first two blank name server 1 and name server 2 from your email.
After that click on save changes. That’s it. you have done it. now it’s time to check that your domain is pointing to your host or not.
And if your domain do not point correctly to your host, it will look something like this:
And If you have pointed your domain to hostgator, it will be look like this after pointing it correctly:
If it shows this page that means you have completed all the hard steps to start blogging. CONGRATS TO YOU!
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