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How to change your NameServer (NS) record.
How to change your NameServer (NS) record.
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Written by Joel Pike
Updated over a week ago

NameServer (NS) records are what enable your website domain (ex. to be found on the internet.

To change your NS records:

Contact the company that registered your domain name (ex. GoDaddy, NameCheap, etc.) and ask them to change your Name Server (NS) records.

Most domain registrars also have a web interface that you can use to change your NS yourself.

It normally takes 24-48 hours for the NS change to take effect.

If you need help:

Your domain registrar likely has detailed instructions on how to do this. Here are instructions from  a few of the common registrars:

Changing NS records can seem intimidating but it's a fairly straight forward process and only needs to be done once!

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