Flywheel provides each site with a dedicated IP address which can be used to point a domain to. This is useful if you own, say, example.com, and would like it to resolve to a Flywheel site.
Under the Domains panel in the Flywheel site overview, add the domain you’d like to point to Flywheel.
From Bluehost’s admin panel, select the Domains button, then the Zone Editor button.
Select the domain you’d like to point to Flywheel under the Select a Domain dropdown.
Under the A (Host) section, you’ll see a Host Record marked @.
Select the Edit button and change the IP address to match your Flywheel IP Address.
Save the changes and take a look at the section marked CNAME (Alias).
You should see a record that has www as a Host Record and it should point to the domain you’re editing. If that record does not exist, add it now.
Check to make sure the record change has been updated and points to your site’s Flywheel IP address and save the new changes.
Your domain should now be pointing to your Flywheel site!
If you have any questions about DNS, Flywheel support is more than happy to help. Our experts will walk you through it, and help to make sense of the confusing world that is DNS. Just grab a screenshot of your current settings and shoot us a message
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