Create an A Record

An A Record maps a hostname or a domain name to the IP address of a server. Very often we need to create a records for adding more servers under a domain with different hostnames. Industry leading hosting management console cPanel has made it even more easier to create an A record.

How to Create an A record in cPanel (Step by step)

cPanel Login Interface

STEP 1: In order to create an A record you need to log into your cPanel first.

Zone Editor

STEP 2: Once you’re logged in, search for ‘Zone Editor’ under ‘DOMAINS’ section. Click on it & it will take you to the DNS Zone Editor for your hosted domain.

A Record

STEP 3: Search for ‘A Record’ right beside the domain name & click on it. A new pop-up screen will appear.

Create an A Record

STEP 4: Enter the hostname on the first field & the server IP address on the second field and then click on ‘Add an A Record’ button.

Congrats, you’ve successfully created an A Record