Make a Key-Systems Domain Name Work with Hostgator Web Hosting
You are probably using Hostgator as your web hosting services provider. But have you ever wondered if it is possible to use a domain name provided by another domain name registrar for your website? The answer is yes, it is possible. If you are using a domain name from Key Systems domain, then you should know that it is definitely possible to make the domain name to work with your website that is hosted by Hostgator. This article will explain to you how to make a Key-Systems domain name work with Hostgator web hosting.
All about Key-Systems Domain
Key Systems would refer to themselves as the domain experts. And indeed, the company has been hailed as one of the best domain registrars these days, and in fact, they have been accredited by ICANN or the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers. The company provides services to international resellers and customers and offers comprehensive access to some of the world’s top level domains. Thus, if your domain name is registered through Key-Systems, then you are definitely on the right track to achieving success in your ecommerce business.
Changing your Name Servers with Key Systems
In order to make your Key Systems domain name to work with your website that is hosted by Hostgator, you actually need to modify or change your name servers. Hostgator cannot do this for you since they will not have access to your account with Key Systems. But as a valued customer, Hostgator will assist you on how you can modify your name servers with Key Systems so you can make your domain name work on your site.
To change the name servers, you must first determine what name servers will you be using for your Hostgator account. To find out your name servers, simply refer to that welcome email that you have received from Hostgator the moment you signed up. If you cannot find your email, you can refer to the instructions posted by Hostgator on their website on how to tell what your name server is. Remember that your name server will vary depending on the type of server and the hosting service that you use.
Step by Step Process
As mentioned, although Hostgator cannot change the name server for you, they can provide you with steps on how you can do this on your own. Here is the step by step process of changing your name server with Key Systems:
- First of all, you need to log in to your account with Key Systems.
- After you have logged in, choose the domain name that you want to update or modify.
- Click on the option that says “external name server”.
- Key in the name server that you want to use for your hosting account.
- Click on the option that says “verify changes” and then click on “save changes”.
Remember that as soon as the changes reflect on your name servers, the DNS propagation will soon take place and this could take up to 48 hours. During this time, your email and your website will not be available for you to access.