Question

DNS settings for www domain on DigitalOcean

Posted September 26, 2014 2.7k views

Hi there,
I know that this topic has beed discussed, but I am not able to find one answer that will solve my problem.
I have one droplet and a single website hosted, I can ping the site: example.com but I can not ping the site: www.example com

here is what I have in DNS settings in CP of DigitalOcean

A @ 178.xx.xx.xxx
NS NS1.DIGITALOCEAN.COM.
NS NS2.DIGITALOCEAN.COM.
NS NS3.DIGITALOCEAN.COM.

Huge thanks in advance

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Hi,

you need a CNAME record for “www” subdomain, like this:

dns_cname_www

or, if you wish a wildcard:

dns_cname_wildcard

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