Managing URL records

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You can manage URL records in DNSimple using the DNS record editor.

The instructions in this article assume you’re familiar with the URL record format and usage.

Add a URL record

To add a URL record

  1. In the record editor, click and select to add a new URL record.

  2. Enter the URL record information.

    • Name: the subdomain you want to redirect, without the domain name. For example, if you want to redirect www.example.com enter www. Leave it blank to redirect the root domain example.com.
    • Content: the redirect target URL. It must be a URL (e.g. https://foo.bar.com). It can also contain a path, query and any other standard URL components (e.g. http://foo.bar.com/path/to/site?redir=1).

    As with any other DNS record, you can configure:

    • TTL: the record time-to-live.

    Once you’re ready, click to confirm and create the record.

  3. The record is created and visible in the record list.

Update a URL record

To update a URL record

  1. In the record editor, search the record and click on the pencil icon to edit it.

  2. Update the information and click to save the record.

Remove a URL record

To remove a URL record

  1. In the record editor, search the record and click on the trash icon to delete it.

  2. Confirm the dialog to delete the record.