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Hostmonster: CNAME Record Instructions


Creating a CNAME Record is required for your hosted Landing Page.

  1. Log into the cPanel at www.hostmonster.com or login.hostmonster.com
  2. Select the DNS Zone Editor icon in the Domains section.
  3. Select the domain you are modifying from the drop-down box.
  4. Scroll down to the heading named Add DNS Record.
  5. In the Host Record field, enter the your record name. 
  • if the URL you created in LaunchRock was signup.yoursite.com, then the name of your record should be: signup.
  • Leave the TTL field at it's default setting.
  • Select CNAME for your application from the the drop-down labeled Type.
  • In the Points To field, enter host.launchrock.com
  • Click Add Record.
  • Congratulations! Your CNAME record is now configured to point to LaunchRock.

    If you have trouble configuring your CNAME records, you can check out the HostMonster tutorial page. Or, view a sample message to use when you contact HostMonster for assistance at their support page.

    To redirect your base domain edit your HostMonster A Record

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