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What is an A Record?

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An A or Address record is used for pointing a domain or subdomain to an IP address (IPv4). An A record can be used for finding the IP address of the computer that is connected over the Internet from a name. What are A records? An A record is going to map a fully qualified […]

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Unique and Shared IP addresses-What You Need to Know

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Whenever you type a website address into your browser, the address (say for example the web address: (www.domainnamehere.com) is translated into a set of numbers, known as an “IP address” (the IP stands for internet protocol). So whenever you type a domain name into your browser your computer is actually directed to the IP address […]

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The benefits of using a dedicated IP address

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A common issue when hosting a website on a shared server is: do you need to use a dedicated IP address? Why not just stick with the shared IP address? A dedicated one offers many advantages, but let’s look at the definitions first. IP — Internet Protocol — is a unique address given to each […]