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Pointing Your Domain With Yahoo Small Business

Quick Answer

Edit your “@” and “www” records under “Manage Advanced DNS Settings” in your Domain Control Panel; point it to 107.20.136.32 and save; log into your site, then click “More” and select “URL / Custom Tracking Code“; enter the domain in the Top Level Domain field, select “Redirect Subdomain to Top Level Domain” and save.

Detailed Answer

You can easily connect your own domain to your site, and here are the steps for how to do this if you’ve registered your domain through Yahoo! Small Business (note: the following instructions assume you’ve already registered your domain through Yahoo! Small Business, and be aware that it can take up to 48 hours for the domain to propagate fully).

1. Login to your Yahoo! Small Business Account & Access Your Domain Control Panel

Login, and enter your Yahoo! ID and password, and click “Sign In”. You’ll see modules for each of your domain names on the “Manage My Services” page. Select the “Domain Control Panel” link that corresponds to the domain you’d like to point.

Click on "Domain Control Panel"

Click on “Domain Control Panel”

2. Go To Your Advanced DNS Settings

Then click “Manage Advanced DNS Settings” on your Domain Control Panel.

Click on this link to edit the "A Record"

Click on this link to edit the “A Record”

3. Point Your Domain to our IP Address

You’ll see a table with at least two A records. The first A record should have just your domain (yourdomain.com) and the second A record should have your www domain (www.yourdomain.com). Edit both of these records, and enter 107.20.136.32 as IP address in the “Destination” field, and click “Submit”.

Edit both A Records

Edit both A Records

Second Part

Click here to learn the final steps of pointing your Domain. These last actions are performed inside.

Or go to the list of providers, if Yahoo Small Business is not your Registrar.

Additional Information

*You can contact Yahoo! Small Business  support if you need assistance doing this.

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