Add Glue Records & Add Custom Nameservers In Namecheap

Are you looking to add glue records and set up custom nameservers in Namecheap? If so, you’ve come to the right place! In this guide, we’ll walk you through the process step by step, so you can easily configure your domain settings for optimal performance.

Before we dive into the details, let’s first understand what glue records and custom nameservers are and why they are important for your domain.

Glue records are DNS records that associate a domain name with an IP address. They are essential for domains that use custom nameservers because they provide the necessary information for the domain to resolve properly. Without glue records, the domain may experience resolution issues, leading to downtime and other problems.

Custom nameservers, on the other hand, allow you to create branded nameservers using your domain name. This not only gives your domain a more professional look but also helps with branding and marketing efforts. Custom nameservers are especially useful for web hosting companies, agencies, or businesses that want to white-label their hosting services.

Now that we have a basic understanding of glue records and custom nameservers, let’s get started with adding them in Namecheap.

Step 1: Log in to your Namecheap account and navigate to the Domain List section.

Step 2: Select the domain for which you want to add glue records and custom nameservers.

Step 3: In the Domain Details section, locate the Nameservers tab and click on “Custom DNS.”

Step 4: Enter the nameservers provided by your hosting provider or the custom nameservers you want to set up. Make sure to enter at least two nameservers for redundancy.

Step 5: Now, it’s time to add glue records. To do this, you’ll need to contact your hosting provider or DNS provider to obtain the IP addresses associated with your custom nameservers.

Step 6: Once you have the IP addresses, go back to the Nameservers tab in Namecheap and click on “Add Nameserver.”

Step 7: Enter the hostname (e.g., and the corresponding IP address. Repeat this step for each nameserver.

Step 8: Save your changes, and you’re all set! Your domain now has custom nameservers with glue records configured for smooth DNS resolution.

By following these steps, you can ensure that your domain is set up correctly with custom nameservers and glue records in Namecheap. This will help improve the performance and reliability of your website, ensuring a seamless

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