can not point web site to synthasite

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i can point my web site registered with to my synthasite web site
why is it so
earlier there was no problem
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Hi In,

Here are some instructions that might help you with GoDaddy:

You need to set up your A Record to point to SynthaSite. Here's how:

1. Go to the GoDaddy website.
2. Under 'Domains' on the menu choose 'My Domains'. This will take you to your GoDaddy domain manager. NOTE: at this stage you may be required to login.
3. From the 'Domain Manager' interface, click on the domain you want to edit.
4. Now click: Click on 'Total DNS Control and MX Records'.
5. Now you need to edit your A record. Click on the icon in the section: A("host").
6. In the box where it says 'Points To Ip Address': put the SynthaSite IP: and click 'OK'.
7. Your domain should now point to SynthaSite. You can test if this has worked by typing your domain into your browser. If all has worked correctly you should end up on a placeholder page displaying your site name. Don't be too worried if this is not the case, bear in mind that DNS changes, like you have just made, can take up to 48 hours to propagate through the internet.

If after 48 hours your domain is still not working as you would like, see the section in the tutorial below on domain diagnosis and troubleshooting.

Please click here for a really useful tutorial outlining the steps to getting and setting up your domain:

If you would like to share your domain name with us, we can look into it for you.