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Is It Necessary to Change NameServers to Host a Website at DigitalOcean?
Previously, my blog PlainTips.com was hosted on GoDaddy Servers.
Recently I’ve created a droplet at DigitalOcean. After shifting all the data (files and databases etc.) I’ve made just one change in my Zone File at my Domain registrar’s and I pointed it to the IP address of my newly created droplet. (I didn’t touch NameServer Record).
Now, my blog serves content through my newly created droplet @ DigitalOcean. While the current Nameservers record points to;
My question is, why do I need to change NameServer when my content is already being served through the new droplet?
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