Guides - Add a Domain Name

Choose one of the popular Marketplace One-Click Apps, select configuration options, and click deploy. It’s that simple. Whether you’re setting up a new development environment or a Minecraft server for the kids, you can have your app up and running with a few clicks.

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For websites like WordPress, WooCommerce, and Drupal, it may be desirable to have a domain name associated with your app. Otherwise, your app is only accessible through your Linode’s IP address.

For information on how to add a domain name to your app, visit our DNS Manager guide. Specifically, you should set up an A record and assign your IP address to it. For more general information about how DNS works, review the the DNS Records: An Introduction guide.

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