1. Add your domain to your Fabrik site

Important: Link your domain within the Fabrik dashboard first. To do this, log in to Fabrik and go to Settings > Domains and link your domain.

Make sure both the root (non-www) and www versions of your domain are added. This way it doesn't matter which URL someone enters, they'll still end up at your Fabrik site.

2. Choose your primary domain

Every Fabrik website has a primary domain/URL. If someone navigates to a non-primary domain we redirect them to your primary domain. What you choose is up to you - personally we favour the non-www version (e.g. yourdomain.com) because it is shorter and looks nicer in the address bar.

Go to the Media Temple website and click the "Login" link at the top right of the page. Once logged in, you'll see the services you have with Media Temple:

Click on the URL you want to point to your Fabrik site. You'll arrive at the Grid Control Panel for your domain. Find the block titled DNS & Zone Files:

Edit the DNS Zone File for your domain. If this is an existing domain you may have a few other records in there. In any case, the ones we are interested in are:

Name    Type    Example URL
        A       yourdomain.com      
www     A       www.yourdomain.com      

You need to change these records to point to Fabrik's IP address You may need to add a new row if you don't have the DNS entries listed above in your table. Simply enter the Fabrik IP address into the Data fields:

Once done, save your changes.

The Internet is a big place!

DNS records are replicated all over the internet so any changes you make can often take up to 48 hours to propagate. If after a few hours your domain still goes to the old location, please be patient and wait a bit longer. If you want absolute confirmation that you've set everything up correctly you can use Dig Web Interface.

We're here to help

DNS can be a little tricky so if you get stuck, please contact our support team who will be happy to help.

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