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Creating Private Nameservers at DreamHost

June 14th, 2018

Creating Private Nameservers at DreamHost

This demo assumes you have a domain name registered through DreamHost, and starts from their home page.

Click the Login button the upper right corner of the home page.

Login with your email address and password.

Now let’s learn how to create our own custom private nameservers.

Click the Domains link on the left of your dashboard.

Then click Manage Domains.

Click the DNS link under the domain name for which you want to create private nameservers.

Enter your new private nameservers here.

You’ll get an error message prompting you to enter the associated IP addresses for these new nameservers.

That’s it! You’ve successfully created custom private nameservers for your domain name.

Please note that it could take up to 24 hours for your new private nameservers to propagate and be recognized across the internet.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to create private nameservers at DreamHost.


Creating Private Nameservers at DynaDot

June 14th, 2018

Creating Private Nameservers at Dynadot

This demo assumes you have a domain name registered through Dynadot, and starts from their home page.

Click Login in the upper right of this home page, to login to your account.

Enter your username and password, then click the Sign In button.

Now let’s learn how to create our own custom private nameservers.

Click the Domains drop down.

Then click Name Servers.

Click Register a domain name server.

Enter the new nameserver and its associated IP addresse, then click Submit.

Then repeat the process to create your second private nameserver.

That’s it! You’ve successfully created custom private nameservers for your domain name.

Please note that it could take up to 24 hours for your new private nameservers to propagate and be recognized across the internet.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to create private nameservers at DynaDot.


Creating Private Nameservers at enom.com

June 14th, 2018

Creating Private Nameservers at enom.com

This demo assumes you have a domain name registered through enom.com, and starts from the enom.com home page

Click My Account and sign in to your account.

Enter your username and password to login.

Now let’s learn how to create our own custom private nameservers.

Click Domains in the main menu.

Then click Advanced Tools

… and finally, Register a Name Server.

Enter your new nameserver, and its associated IP address in these boxes, then click Register Name Server.

Now repeat the process to create your second nameserver.

That’s it! You’ve successfully created custom private nameservers for your domain name.

Please note that it could take up to 24 hours for your new private nameservers to propagate and be recognized across the internet.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to create private nameservers at enom.com


Creating Private Nameservers at GoDaddy.com

June 14th, 2018

Creating Private Nameservers at GoDaddy.com

This demo assumes you have a domain name registered through GoDaddy.com, and starts from their home page

Now let’s learn how to create our own custom private nameservers.

Click here and login to your GoDaddy.com account.

Click the Domains section.

Then click Manage for the domain name you want to create nameservers for.

Under Host Names, click the Manage link.

Enter your new private nameservers here.

Click Save when finished.

That’s it! You’ve successfully created custom private nameservers for your domain name.

Each nameserver requires it’s own IP address… enter that here.

Please note that it could take up to 24 hours for your new private nameservers to propagate and be recognized across the internet.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to create private nameservers at GoDaddy.com


Creating Private Nameservers at HostGator

June 14th, 2018

Creating Private Nameservers at HostGator

This demo assumes you have a domain name registered through HostGator, and starts from their home page.

Click the Domains link in the main menu.

Then click Manage Domains.

Enter your email address and password, then click Log In.

Select the domain for which you want to create nameservers.

Then click Private Name Servers on the left.

Now let’s learn how to create our own custom private nameservers.

Enter the new name servers and associated IP addresses, then click Save Name Servers.

That’s it! You’ve successfully created custom private nameservers for your domain name.

Please note that it could take up to 24 hours for your new private nameservers to propagate and be recognized across the internet.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to create private nameservers at HostGator.


Creating Private Nameservers at Name.com

June 14th, 2018

Creating Private Nameservers at Name.com

This demo assumes you have a domain name registered through Name.com, and starts from their home page.

Click Log in in the upper right of this home page, and login to your account.

Select the domain name for which you want to create nameservers.

Now let’s learn how to create our own custom private nameservers.

In the left menu, click NS Registration.

Enter the new nameservers and their associated IP addresses.

Then click Register New Nameserver.

Repeat the process for your second nameserver.

That’s it! You’ve successfully created custom private nameservers for your domain name.

Please note that it could take up to 24 hours for your new private nameservers to propagate and be recognized across the internet.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to create private nameservers at Name.com.


Creating Private Nameservers at NameCheap

June 14th, 2018

Creating Private Nameservers at NameCheap

This demo assumes you have a domain name registered through NameCheap, and starts from their home page.

Click the Sign In link here and sign in to your account.

Now let’s learn how to create our own custom private nameservers.

Click Domains List on the left.

Click the Manage link next to the domain you want to create custom nameservers for.

Then click Advanced DNS.

Under Personal DNS Server, click Add Nameserver.

Enter the nameserver and associated IP address, then click Done.

Repeat the process to create the second nameserver.

That’s it! You’ve successfully created custom private nameservers for your domain name.

Please note that it could take up to 24 hours for your new private nameservers to propagate and be recognized across the internet.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to create private nameservers at NameCheap.


Creating Private Nameservers at NameSilo.com

June 14th, 2018

Creating Private Nameservers at NameSilo.com

This demo assumes you have a domain name registered through NameSilo.com, and starts from their home page.

Click the Log In link at the top of the home page.

Then log in to your account.

Click the Domain Manager option.

Select the domain name for which you want to create private nameservers.

Now let’s learn how to create our own custom private nameservers.

Then click View/Manage Registered Nameservers in the NameServers section.

Click Register New Nameserver

Enter the new name server and its associated IP address, then click Submit.

Repeat the process to add your second nameserver.

That’s it! You’ve successfully created custom private nameservers for your domain name.

Please note that it could take up to 24 hours for your new private nameservers to propagate and be recognized across the internet.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to create private nameservers at NameSilo.com.


Creating Private Nameservers at Netfirms

June 14th, 2018

Creating Private Nameservers at Netfirms

This demo assumes you have a domain name registered through Netfirms, and starts from their home page.

Click the Control Panel link in the upper right of this home page, to login to your account.

Log in with your username and password.

Click the Edit Domains shortcut on the right side.

Now let’s learn how to create our own custom private nameservers.

Click the domain you want to create custom nameservers for.

Click the DNS option.

Under Modify, select Private Nameserver.

Enter the nameserver and associated IP address, then click Add.

Repeat the process for the second nameserver.

That’s it! You’ve successfully created custom private nameservers for your domain name.

Please note that it could take up to 24 hours for your new private nameservers to propagate and be recognized across the internet.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to create private nameservers at Netfirms.


Creating Private Nameservers at Network Solutions

June 14th, 2018

Creating Private Nameservers at Network Solutions

This demo assumes you have a domain name registered through Network Solutions, and starts from their home page.

Click Log In to sign in to your account.

Enter your User ID and password to login.

Now let’s learn how to create our own custom private nameservers.

Click My Domain Names.

Then scroll down to the bottom, and click Manage Name Servers.

Enter your new nameserver, then click Go.

Enter the nameserver’s IP address, then click Go.

Now repeat the process to create your second nameserver.

Click Save Changes.

That’s it! You’ve successfully created custom private nameservers for your domain name.

Please note that it could take up to 24 hours for your new private nameservers to propagate and be recognized across the internet.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to create private nameservers at Network Solutions.


Creating Private Nameservers at Register.com

June 14th, 2018

Creating Private Nameservers at Register.com

This demo assumes you have a domain name registered through Register.com, and starts from their home page.

Click Log In to sign in to your account.

Enter your User Name and Password to login.

In your Account Dashboard, hover over the Domains icon…

… then click Manage.

Click the Manage link next to the domain you want to create custom nameservers for.

Now let’s learn how to create our own custom private nameservers.

Scroll down, then click Manage Registered Name Servers.

Under the Register DNS Server section, enter your new nameserver and associated IP address, then click Continue.

Click Continue to confirm.

Now repeat the process to create your second nameserver.

That’s it! You’ve successfully created custom private nameservers for your domain name.

Please note that it could take up to 24 hours for your new private nameservers to propagate and be recognized across the internet.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to create private nameservers at Register.com.


Creating Private Nameservers at Hover.com

June 14th, 2018

Creating Private Nameservers at Hover.com

This demo assumes you have a domain name registered through Hover.com, and starts from their home page.

Click Sign In in the upper right of this home page.

Enter your username and password, then click Sign In.

Now let’s learn how to create our own custom private nameservers.

Click the Add button next to Glue Records.

Click the Add Record button.

Then enter the new nameservers and their associated IP addresses.

Delete any extra entries that you don’t need.

Then click Save.

That’s it! You’ve successfully created custom private nameservers for your domain name.

Please note that it could take up to 24 hours for your new private nameservers to propagate and be recognized across the internet.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to create private nameservers at Hover.com.


Creating Private Nameservers at 1and1.com

June 14th, 2018

Creating Private Nameservers at 1and1.com

This demo assumes you have a domain name registered through 1and1.com, and starts from their home page.

Click Login to sign in to your account.

Enter your domain name and password, then click Login.

Then click the Manage Domain button.

Now let’s learn how to create our own custom private nameservers.

Click the Create Subdomain link.

Creating Private Nameservers at 1and1.com is a bit different than most domain registrars. First, we must create two subdomains off of the domain we’re creating the nameservers for.

Enter the first nameserver you want to create…

Then click Create Subdomain

Repeat the process to create a subdomain for the second nameserver.

Now click Manage Subdomains.

The next step is to point the two subdomains we just created to each of the two IP addresses you want associated with them.

Click Edit DNS Settings for the subdomain.

Under A records (IP addresses), choose Other IP address

Then enter the IP address, and click Save.

Click Yes to confirm.

Repeat the steps to assign an IP address to the second nameserver.

That’s it! You’ve successfully created custom private nameservers for your domain name.

Please note that it could take up to 24 hours for your new private nameservers to propagate and be recognized across the internet.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to create private nameservers at 1and1.com.


Creating Private Nameservers at 123-reg.co.uk

June 14th, 2018

Creating Private Nameservers at 123-reg.co.uk

This demo assumes you have a domain name registered through 123-reg.co.uk, and starts from their home page.

Click Control Panel at the top of the page, to sign in to your account.

Enter your username and password, then click Log In.

Select the domain name you wish to create nameservers for, then click Manage.

Click the Change Nameservers (DNS) option under Advanced domain settings.

Now let’s learn how to create our own custom private nameservers.

Then click the link to create nameservers based on your domain.

Enter the new nameservers and their associated IP addresses.

Click Update.

That’s it! You’ve successfully created custom private nameservers for your domain name.

Please note that it could take up to 24 hours for your new private nameservers to propagate and be recognized across the internet.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to create private nameservers at 123-reg.co.uk.


Creating Private Nameservers at Dotster

June 14th, 2018

Creating Private Nameservers at Dotster

This demo assumes you have a domain name registered through Dotster, and starts from their home page.

Click the Account Login link here to sign in to your account.

Enter your username and password, then click Log In.

Click the Domain Central icon.

Now let’s learn how to create our own custom private nameservers.

Click the domain you want to create custom nameservers for.

Click the DNS option.

Under Modify, select Private Nameserver.

Enter the nameserver and associated IP address, then click Add.

Repeat the process for the second nameserver.

That’s it! You’ve successfully created custom private nameservers for your domain name.

Please note that it could take up to 24 hours for your new private nameservers to propagate and be recognized across the internet.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to create private nameservers at Dotster.


How to configure your settings in WordPress

June 14th, 2018

How to configure your settings in WordPress

This tutorial assumes you’ve already logged in to WordPress, and will show you how to configure your settings.

Click Settings in the left margin.

Then click General.

This page has general settings that you can change, like the blog title, tagline and website URL.

We’ll go ahead and make some changes.

You can also make changes to the timezone, date and time formats.

When finished, click Save Changes.

Now click the Writing tab under Settings.

This is where you can edit the settings related to writing posts.

Don’t forget to always click Save Changes if you’ve made changes, before leaving a page.

Next, click Reading under Settings.

Here you can set how many blog pages to show.

Next click Discussion.

On this page you can change settings that relate to comments and avatars.

Click to Save Changes.

Now click the Media option.

This is where you can set image sizes for images included in posts.

Finally on the Permalinks page, you can set what type of URL structure is used through your website.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to configure your settings in WordPress.


How to change your password in WordPress

June 14th, 2018

How to change your password in WordPress

This tutorial assumes you’ve already logged in to WordPress, and will show you how to change your password.

Click Users in the left margin.

Then click Your Profile.

Scroll all the way down to the bottom of this page.

Enter a new password here.

Then repeat your new password to make sure you didn’t make a mistake.

Then click Update Profile.

That’s it! Your profile has been updated, and your password changed.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to change your password in WordPress.


How to edit your profile in WordPress

June 14th, 2018

How to edit your profile in WordPress

This tutorial assumes you’ve already logged in to WordPress, and will show you how to edit your profile.

Click Users in the left margin.

Then click Your Profile.

On this screen you can edit options relating to the visual editor and color scheme.

Update your personal information here.

You can also enter some biographical information.

When finished, click Update Profile.

That’s it! Your profile has been updated.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to edit your profile in WordPress.


How to change your header in WordPress

June 14th, 2018

How to change your header in WordPress

This tutorial assumes you’ve already logged in to WordPress, and will show you how to change your header image.

Click Appearance in the left margin.

Then click Header.

Here we can see a preview of our current header.

To change our header, we can either choose an already uploaded image from here…

… or we can choose an image from our media library or computer.

Let’s upload an image from our computer.

Click Set as Header.

Then crop the image as desired.

Click Crop and Publish.

That’s it! The header has been updated. We can now check our live website to see what it looks like.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to change your header in WordPress.


How to manage categories in WordPress

June 14th, 2018

How to manage categories in WordPress

This tutorial assumes you’ve already logged in to WordPress, and will show you how to manage your categories.

Click Posts in the left margin.

Then click Categories.

This is where you can add a new category… let’s do that now.

When ready, click Add New Category.

You can quickly edit a category’s information by hovering over the category name…

Then clicking Quick Edit.

You can change the name and/or slug of the category from here.

You can also delete a category this way.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to manage categories in WordPress.