Configuring a domain to point to Yola

To point your domain located at another provider to Yola, you’ll need to amend CNAME and A records to make sure that you are using Yola's default nameservers. This will point computers looking for your DNS records to where they need to go.

Once you have accessed your domain provider's nameserver records, enter the information below:

CNAME record: 

A record:

Make sure to replace yourdomainname.com with your actual domain name when adding the records.

Once you have added the records, please provide the Yola support team with the domain name and the site name you’d like to publish to it. A member of our support team will then establish the connection between them for your site to become accessible at that domain.

Each domain registrar has different instructions when it comes to domain pointing. Yola can only share general instructions with you, but if you are having difficulty following them, you will need to contact your domain registrar for support. 

Note: Please remember that Yola does not have access to your DNS settings unless you buy a domain through us. If you run into difficulties, we suggest that you send an email to your domain registrar along the following lines:

"Dear . . .

I have built a site using Yola.com and would like to point my domain name to them in order to publish my site. In order to point my domain to Yola, I need to use your nameservers but set up the records as follows:

CNAME record: 

A record:

The A records will need to be set up to support the address with and without "www"."

Once your domain is pointed to our servers, you will be able to publish your site from within the Yola Sitebuilder.

Please note: In order to publish to a domain that you have pointed to Yola, you will need to upgrade to Yola Bronze, Yola Silver or Yola Gold. 

If you continue to struggle, please consider transferring your domain (available only for .com, .net, .biz, and .org domain extensions) to Yola so we have control over your settings. Here's a tutorial with more information: Transferring a domain to Yola



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