Change the name serversThis is the recommended, and simplest way to send your site live at yoursite.com. The other way is to change the DNS records.
To send your site live, try the following:
- Login to the company where your domain was purchased
- Look for a section like "My Domains" or "Manage Domains"
- Select your domain to manage
- Look for an option like "Name Servers", "Custom Name Servers", or "Manage DNS"
The existing name server settings may look like:
Remove these settings, even if there are more than two, and enter the following:
If you signed up AFTER 9/25/2016 :
If you signed up BEFORE 9/25/2016 and AFTER 8/11/2014:
If you signed up BEFORE 8/11/2014 and AFTER 7/20/2011:
If you signed up BEFORE 7/20/2011 and AFTER 12/1/2008:
Or if you signed up BEFORE 12/1/2008
Save the changes. Your site should be live in 24-72 hours (maybe sooner).
If you are not sure when you signed-up, go to icompendium.com/accounts > Login > Edit > Your site > Send live.
Instructions for changing name servers at popular domain registrars
Email associated with your domain
If you have an email address associated with an existing domain, you can set this up as a forwarding address. Or if you are using a third-party email hosting service, email firstname.lastname@example.org to ensure this continues to function normally before sending your site live.