DNS can be a headache. It’s one of those aspects of website management that can either be a breeze or take days to sort out.
I should know – I recently spent a week trying to transfer a domain name, which eventually involved failed redirects, htaccess editing and the site going down! Luckily it’s fixed now.
But my experience shows that it helps to understand exactly what DNS is, what aspects of domain management do what, and the correct way to go about managing, moving and redirecting your domains.
In this post I’m going to cover everything I believe you need to know about DNS to manage your WordPress site. I’ll define the key terms and give…