[wp-hackers] (OT) DNS Settings for WWW vs not
chris at clwill.com
Wed Sep 1 16:33:14 UTC 2010
Thanks Yan and Vid, I thought so. Just getting so much "automated FAQ help" from godaddy, having trouble telling the pooh from the real thing.
From: Yan Sarazin <yan at statikpulse.com>
Reply-To: <wp-hackers at lists.automattic.com>
Date: Wed, 1 Sep 2010 12:29:20 -0400
To: <wp-hackers at lists.automattic.com>
Subject: Re: [wp-hackers] (OT) DNS Settings for WWW vs not
That's usually the way I set up my domains. The @ A record points to my
host, the www CNAME points to my @ record.
On Wed, Sep 1, 2010 at 12:21, Chris Williams <chris at clwill.com> wrote:
> This is OT, but I'm sure someone here can point me in the right direction.
> I knew the answer at one point, but I'm tired and grasping at straws.
> I have several sites I'm working on. Some are working just fine with and
> without the "www" (e.g. www.x.com and simply x.com). One is not. It's
> DNS records are with godaddy (no I can't move them, it's the customer's),
> but the hosting is elsewhere. It works just fine with the www, but without
> it, it goes to a godaddy parked page. The customer has asked godaddy and
> they say "you need to use domain name forwarding from x.com to www.x.com).
> I know this is crap, that it's just the DNS settings that are hosed, but I
> can't remember what the DNS settings need to be to solve this.
> The @ record points to the parked page, and there is a CNAME record for the
> www that points correctly. Isn't this the issue? Shouldn't the main @
> record point to the correct place and the CNAME record point to the @
> Thanks for the interruption and way off topic, but I'm sure some smart
> person here could help. Taking this private and off the list is
> Thanks in advance,
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