What is a nameserver?
Nameservers are the Internet's equivalent to phone books. A nameserver maintains a directory of domain names that match certain IP addresses (computers). The information from all the nameservers across the Internet is gathered in a central registry.
Nameservers make it possible for visitors to access your website using a familiar domain name, instead of having to remember a series of numbers.
Nameservers on other networks can access information at the central registry up to 8 hours after registering .com and .net domain names and up to 48 hours for all other domain name extensions. This period is referred to as the propagation period.
The nameservers you use depend on whether or not its hosted and where, as well as whether or not the domain name uses one of our advanced domain name features such as CashParking®, Quick Content, or DNSSEC.
Setting Nameservers for Your Domain Names
Parking Your Domain Name
Forwarding or Masking Your Domain Name
Mapping Your Domain Name to Work with a TypePad Blog
Mapping Your Domain Name to Work with Blogger
Mapping Your Domain to Work with a WordPress.com Blog
Mapping Your Domain Name to Squarespace
Configuring Your Domain Name to Work with Tumblr
About Self-Managed DNSSEC
Getting Started with CashParking
Getting Started with Quick Content
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How do you get information about my site?
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