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Cheat sheet with the most common DNS records

The Domain Name System (DNS) is pretty extensive, and DNS records help for its easier management. So, for every beginner it is essential to know and understand the fundamental ones. Here is a short but very useful cheat sheet with the most common DNS records! 

A brief introduction to DNS records 

DNS record is a simple instruction related to a particular domain name. The entire collection of records is gathered in a zone file in the DNS zone. The authoritative DNS server of the specific domain name stores all of this information. Each record has its purpose and function. That is why all of them are very fundamental for the proper operation of the domain.

DNS records – Cheat sheet

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Easy guide for checking DNS propagation.

You make some urgent modifications to your DNS records. An hour later, your boss calls you complaining because changes are not visible. There are two choices. You get very nervous, not understanding what’s wrong. Or you know perfectly what DNS propagation is, therefore you can totally confidently answer to your boss that he has to be patient and wait for this process to be completed.  

For online business owners and administrators, DNS propagation can be a cause of constant headaches. Or not, if you learn its details. That’s why we prepared for you this easy guide for understanding and checking the DNS propagation process.

What is DNS propagation?

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