How to Grant Administrative Access to Domain Settings & DNS Records

DNS stands for Domain Name System. DNS is the system that routes internet traffic through your domain (ex: to the IP Address where your website, email, and other web applications are hosted. 

To update and manage your site's DNS records, we will need to have access to the domain settings, which are typically in the same account where you registered your domain (or in some instances, with a third party provider.) Below are instructions and links to grant access to DNS settings with some of the most popular domain name providers. 

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DreamHost (hosting and/or DNS)Account Privileges let you set permissions for individual users. Please add following the instructions here:

CloudFlare CDNContent Delivery Network and often houses DNS settings
Please add with full account privileges via the instructions here:
Network Solutions (usually DNS only)Add users to your account with varying levels if access permissions.
Please add following the instructions here:
Use the "Hosting Password" to share access to domain and hosting settings.
Hosting and DNS usually.Please add following the instructions here:
Google Domains
Share access to individual domains with other users.
Please add following the instructions here:

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