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HostGator: A Record Instructions


Editing your A Record points your base domain (e.g. yoursite.com) to your LaunchRock page.

  1. Log into your Plesk account page 
  2. Click on Domains and 
  3. Click on the domain name you wish to edit. 
  4. Click the Web Site menu and select DNS Settings. 
  5. Click on the A record to edit 
  6. Leave the ""Record type"" as A 
  7. In the Enter a domain name field enter your subdomain for example yoursite.com, enter signup in the field. 
  8. In the Enter IP Address field, enter 
  9. Click OK.

Note: To increase reliability you should create four A records and point each one to a different LaunchRock IP address:


    Congratulations! Your A record is now configured to point to LaunchRock.

    If you have trouble editing your A Records, you can check out the HostGator tutorial pages for Plesk 9 or Plesk 10Or, view a sample message to use when you contact HostGator for further assistance at their support page.

    A CNAME record is required for your hosted Landing Page. Create your HostGator CNAME record.

    Once you've modified your A records, it may take up to 72 hours for changes to update live.