Setting up your domain with Google Apps Mail (Gsuite)

If your domain name uses Google Apps (Gsuite) for its email service, you will need to manually point your domains email service to it. This is done by changing your domain names Mail Exchanger (MX) records. You will need to change your current MX record to the following MX records (priority in brackets): ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM     […]

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Editing MX record via the Managed DNS feature in client area

If you wish to change where your email is being hosted, you need to edit its MX record. If you have a hosting account with LetsHost, please visit this link for instructions on how to edit your MX record. If you are using the Managed DNS feature in your client area for your domains DNS […]

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Post IE registration DNS queries/issues

IE domain specific DNS issues (Just after registration). This article concerns customers who wish to change/set DNS on a brand new IE domain and receive an error. If you have sent us documentation to secure your IE domain, the IEDR will email the email address provided with the registration once they accept the registration in […]

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How do I change my domains nameservers

To update the DNS nameservers of your domain, you will need to do this via your LetsHost client area. For step-by-step instructions, please see the following: Log in to your LetsHost client area and click on Domains > My Domains > Active (to the right of the domain listed) > Nameservers (under the Manage tab […]

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How long does a DNS change take to complete?

The amount of time a domain will take to start working varies depending on the change that has been made. If a DNS zone record (such as an MX record) was updated then the domain will usually take between 2 and 8 hours to start using the new record. If the nameservers were updated however […]

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How Can I Move My Website To You With No Downtime

This guide covers moving website data from a previous hosting provider to LetsHost. If you want to move your domain name (e.g. the web address and manage this under your account), please see our guide on transferring a domain to LetsHost. We would recommend that you allow at least two weeks before the contract with […]

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How do I set up Cloudflare on my website?

Cloudflare is a service that acts as a proxy between your website visitors and your hosting account. With Cloudflare, you can help protect your website against malicious traffic, save bandwidth and reduce average page load times. This service is included for free with your LetsHost hosting account. Please see the following steps on how to […]

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How do I connect my domain to Wix?

In order to connect your domain name to your Wix website, you will need to use the DNS Manager feature in your client area. To do this, please follow these steps: Log in to your LetsHost client area and click on Domains > Managed DNS Click on Add New Zone Enter in your Domain Name […]

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Why am I seeing the LetsHost parking page instead of my website?

When domain names (primarily .ie domains) are registered without any corresponding hosting account, they will be set up on our parking nameservers – ns3.dnsireland.com and ns4.dnsireland.com. This allows applications for .ie domains to complete, as a DNS entry is required for the domain before the application will pass. To connect your new domain name to […]

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How can I view my website on Mac before repointing my domain?

To view/test your website before repointing the DNS of the domain, you can edit a text file (called the ‘hosts’ file) on your computer to bypass the live DNS for the domain. This change will only apply to your computer and will make no changes to the live DNS of the domain. For steps on […]

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