Name Servers are servers that translate between domain names (, and IP addresses (

This is where A, CNAME, MX, and other DNS records are stored and looked up.

Often registrars provide their own name servers for domains registered with them and an interface for setting the DNS records.

A records are a mapping of subdomain, or the special @ and an IP address.

To assign to you may have to use @ rather than leaving the field blank.

@ ->

CNAME records are aliases from one name to another.

To assign to always have the same address(es) as

www ->

MX records are Mail eXchange records, this is what controls email delivered to <anyname>

It's good practice to have more than one record in case one server isn't reachable.