By Adding a Domain to the DNS, Will it Be Publically Accessible
I have a fairly basic question about the DNS setup. I already pointed my nameservers from my registrar to Digital Ocean and I'm trying to be able to add records to my DNS to set up email use via my domain name, but in order to do that I need to add my domain name to the Digital Ocean DNS to be served publicly from their servers. I don't want my domain name to be publicly accessible yet (Main reason is because of SEO-related bots), since my site won't be up. Am I misinterpreting this assumption? Can I make the domain public without pointing it to my PTR Records?