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How do I point a domain to a VPS?
Pointing a domain to VPS via custom nameservers is a bit trickier, as you will need to set up a new DNS zone on the virtual server. This method will switch the location of your DNS zone to the VPS, which means that all future DNS-related changes will have to be made through the newly created zone.
What happens when a domain is redirects?
When a domain is redirected, the entire website user鈥檚 traffic (including search engines) moves from one address to another (if the original site is closed). On occasions when there is no redirection, each user who visits the closed or moved page will encounter a 404 error.
How do I set up a DNS zone on a VPS?
On Hostinger, you may easily do it using the domain management panel. The next step is setting up a DNS zone for your domain on the virtual server. Connect to your VPS via SSH and go to: Using the nano command, create a new zone file for your domain:
What is domain name forwarding and redirection?
Domain name forwarding is when the whole website user鈥檚 traffic is moved from one address to another. There are a few common reasons for domain redirection: the need for rebranding, changing to a country-specific domain, dissatisfaction with the provider, or website redevelopment. There are three types of redirects: permanent, temporary, and other.