How to point my domain to IP Through Cloudflare
After purchasing a domain name, you need to point the domain name to an server IP address so that you can access to the websites hosted on the server. Cloudflare is a DNS management service and content delivery network (CDN). This article will teach you how to point a domain name to IP address through CloudFlare.
Step1: Change your nameserver to CloudFlare
We are using the domain name stack.monster which has it’s nameserver on other registrar, so need to be linked with the Cloudflare nameserver
Step2: Pointing to your IP
After successfully linking stack.monster domainname with the cloudflare nameserver. We need to Choose DNS records, Type the IP address that need to be linked
NOTE THAT There are many types of DNS Records, but the ones you are most likely to encounter or need to use are:
- A Records
- MX Records
- TXT Records
- SPF Records
The most important thing to know about TTL is that any changes you make to the value/data of a DNS record are subject to that TTL in regard to how long it will take for that record to start taking effect.