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How to add A Record in cPanel using DNS Zone Editor?

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A Record is a DNS record and is used to point a domain or subdomain to an IP address. You can add A Record using the cPanel’s Zone Editor option.

1. Log into your cPanel account. (eg., )

2. In the Domains section, open the app installer by clicking on the Zone Editor icon.
cpanel dnszone icon

3. Under Domains, you can see many options below the Actions text.
cpanel a record domains list

4. Click on the A Record, and a small window will pop open. Please enter the required details in it.
Name: Enter the name you wish to add, for example, add a blog and the cPanel will automatically add a domain name like
Address: Enter the IP Address of the server.
cpanel a record add domain

5. Now click on the Add an A Record button.

Congratulations, You have successfully added A Record. The DNS propagation can take up to 24 hours.

Note: DNS Record changes can take 12 to 24hours to propagate worldwide.