Domains create your address on the internet. When you own a domain, you can tell people to go to the URL mysite.com and they will see whatever content you’ve associated with that domain. Every domain name is matched to an IP address and follows the Domain Name System (DNS).
Without a domain, every website would only be identified by the IP address. Imagine that instead of typing liquidweb.com into your web browser, you had to remember 126.96.36.199, Liquid Web’s IP address. Now imagine remembering strings of numbers for every website you ever want to visit! Continue reading “What Are Domains?”
Step #1: Add New Domain
To create a new domain in Plesk 11+ you will click on the Add New Domain button on the Websites & Domains tab (if you use Service Provider view you will need to choose “Manage Hosting” next to the subscription or domain). This will bring you to the Adding New Domain Name page. Here you will be required to determine three things which will be covered in detail below: DNS Settings, Hosting Type, and Hosting Settings.
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A lot of people think creating a new website with a brand new domain name takes a lot of work and time. While this can be true in some cases, it is entirely possible to have a completely new site up and handling traffic in 20 minutes, possibly less.
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Setting up your own private nameservers on a cPanel server has many benefits, most importantly enabling all of cPanel’s built in DNS tools which can make DNS changes much easier.
This guide will show you how to set up and register new private nameservers on a cPanel server using the WHM (Web Host Manager) interface.
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