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.
Select the domain you’d like to use with your Flywheel site.
Select the “Advanced DNS” option.
If present, select and delete the “URL Record.”
When you edit your records, you’ll be presented with a warning message:
Go ahead and accept that warning message.
Now we’re going to update our A Name Record. Select “Add Record” and fill out the information like so:
Now let’s update our CNAME Record. Start by editing the record:
Now update the record itself to point ‘www’ to your domain name.
Check to make sure the record change has been updated and points to your site’s Flywheel IP address, then select “Done.”
Your domain should now be pointing to your Flywheel site.
If you get stuck, or your changes aren’t working, we’d love to help! Send a screenshot of your current DNS records or your current registrar login via our support request form for assistance.
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