DNS Settings on Namecheap Premium too my droplet

Hi there

Sorry for the basic question, but I have searched google and I am still a little confused.

I have premium dns with namecheap.

I have added two A records in my namecheap dns managemnet

one is @ my ip address and automatic the other is * my ip address automatic

Is that all I need to add here? Do I still add the ns1.digitalocean nameservers aswell

Should I just scrap the premium dns and use digital ocean dns?

My domain is a I will be installing lets encrypt so do i also need to add more a records or cnames ect?

Sorry for the many ?

Thanks in advance


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Thanks for the advice

So it’s just 2 a records an a cname?

Thanks again

If you are only looking to add records for the website you need to add a CNAME record as well.


You can always check the records propagation on

I’d go with cloudflare’s dns if i had to choose. It’s free and one of the fastest out there.