Setting up your domain with Google Apps Mail (Gsuite)

If you are hosting your email with Google/Gsuite/Google Apps, you will need to manually edit the DNS of your domain to connect the two. This is done by changing your domains Mail Exchanger (MX) records to the following (priority in brackets): ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM     (1) ALT1.ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM     (5) ALT2.ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM     (5) ALT3.ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM     (10) ALT4.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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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 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 set […]

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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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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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Updating MX records for your domain

If you have a hosting account with LetsHost, it is possible host your website on your LetsHost account and host your email with a different provider. To do this, you will need to edit your MX records to point to your email hosting provider. This provider will provide you with the MX records themselves, and […]

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Adding SPF/DKIM DNS records to your domain

Adding SPF/DKIM DNS records to your domain name will help improve email delivery and reduce spam mail. To add these DNS records to your domain (if you have a hosting account with LetsHost), you will need to do this via your cPanel control panel. Please see the following steps to set these records up: Log […]

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How do I connect my domain to Squarespace?

In order to connect your domain name to your Squarespace website, you will need to use the DNS Manager feature in your client area. To do this, please follow these steps: – Login to your client area via: http://www.letshostbilling.com/clientarea.php – Click on Domains > Managed DNS – Click on Add New Zone – Enter in […]

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