What are these DNS changes?

Allright, you've created your first redirect, but then these DNS changes appear.

These changes are necessary for letting the internet know where to find the redirection service that you've just setup for this domain. We do this by making DNS changes on the domain in question.

These DNS changes need to be made at your domain provider. In most cases, this can be done with your domain registrar. If you use external nameservers (Cloudflare for instance), you need to make the changes there.

You can find the nessesary DNS changes in your redirect.pizza account after adding the redirect, or see the following support article: What DNS types can I use?

Both CNAME and A types are valid options. We recommend using CNAME for everything, except non-www (apex) records where the A record is required. A big plus of using the CNAME is automatic IPV6 support and that it's always up-to-date if there ever is an IP change.

Unsure where your DNS is hosted? A good way to check this is to see where your nameservers point. You can check this with an online tool like WhatsMyDNS: https://www.whatsmydns.net/#NS/example.com

Made the necessary DNS changes? It may take up to 24 hours before these changes are fully propagated! Please be patient.

Want to get started? Follow our "How does this work?" guideline!

How does this work?

More articles

Can’t find the answer you’re looking for?

E-mail us
support@redirect.pizza
Start a chat
Online 9:00 - 21:00 CEST
Phone
Available with Enterprise
Pricing Background
What are these DNS changes?

URL redirects delivered hassle-free

Features

Making it
too easy?

Automatic HTTPS

We automatically set up an SSL certificate for your domains, so redirection with HTTP & HTTPS works out-of-the-box.

Analytics

Who is still visiting that old domain? Gain insight with detailed statistics and find out where hits are coming from.

Email Forwarding

Setup your domains to automatically forward email. All your needs to migrating your domain in one platform.

Team Support

Doing things all by yourself isn't much fun. Invite your colleagues to manage the redirects and work as a team.

API

Connect your software to automatically create redirects via our API. Automate the heck out of it.

Import & Export

Manage your redirects without losing precious time. Import and export redirects at any point in the process.