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Setting Up an Oktopost CNAME Record

AUDIENCE: Administrators, Marketing Users
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A CNAME is a type of entry within the Domain Name System (DNS) that specifies where someone can find your website.

To create a CNAME record you will need to edit your DNS settings. These settings are often found with your hosting provider or domain registrar. When in doubt, check with the particular provider you're using for additional instructions.

  • Log in to your account on your hosting service's website.
  • Go to the DNS management page.
  • Since CNAME records are special Domain Name Service (DNS) records, they may be in sections like "DNS Management" or "Name Server Management." It's possible that you will have to turn on advanced settings to create a CNAME record.
  • Create a new CNAME record that points to okt.to for example ok.yourdomain.com → okt.to

Please note that once the CNAME record is added it can take up to 48 hours to take effect.

 

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