How to add an A record with the DNS Zone Editor in cPanel

cPanel A Record

DNS (Domain Name System) records are used to map domain names to IP addresses. They are used by web servers to locate the servers that host the websites. DNS records can be created in the domain registrar account or in the hosting control panel. In this guide, we will show you how to create DNS records in cPanel.

Step 1: Log in to cPanel-To create DNS records in cPanel, you need to log in to your cPanel account. Go to and enter your cPanel username and password.

Step 2: Go to the DNS Zone Editor in cPanel, you can create and manage DNS records in the DNS Zone Editor. To access the DNS Zone Editor, scroll down to the Domains section and click on the “Zone Editor” icon.

Step 3: Select the Domain-If you have multiple domains in your cPanel account, select the domain for which you want to create DNS records.

Step 4: Add a DNS Record-To create a new DNS record, click on the “Add Record” button. There are several types of DNS records that you can create. The most common types of DNS records are:

  • A Record: Used to map a domain name to an IP address
  • CNAME Record: Used to create an alias for a domain name
  • MX Record: Used to specify the mail server for a domain name

Let’s see how to create an A record.

Step 5: Create an A Record-To create an A record, select “A” from the “Type” drop-down menu. In the “Name” field, enter the subdomain that you want to create (e.g. In the “Address” field, enter the IP address of the server where the subdomain will point to. Click on the “Add Record” button to create the A record.

Step 6: Verify the DNS Record-After creating the DNS record, it may take some time to propagate throughout the internet. You can verify the DNS record by using a DNS lookup tool like nslookup or dig.

Congratulations, you have successfully created a DNS record in cPanel. Repeat the same steps for other types of DNS records that you want to create.

cPanel A Record



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