To follow along, you will need a DigitalOcean account. If you don’t already have one, you can register on the sign up page.
www.example.com. Subdomains are added by creating specific DNS records after the base domain has been added.
To create a record:
To delete a record:
These records will not take effect until you have updated your nameservers with your domain registrar and those changes have propagated, which can take up to 48 hours.
When you are ready to change to using DigitalOcean to manage your DNS records, you’ll need to point to the DigitalOcean name servers from your registrar. This is different for every registrar.
How to Point to DigitalOcean Nameservers From Common Domain Registrars provides instructions for how to do this with many common registrars, including GoDaddy, NameCheap, Network Solutions, and more.
This deletes the domain and all of its records.