Mapping your Bluehost Domain to Placester [Classic]

 Mapping is the process of replacing your existing Placester domain with a custom one you have purchased from a third party provider.  Placester always recommends that you map your domain rather than forward it.  To find out more about the difference between mapping and forwarding click here. In order to take care of mapping your Bluehost domain to your Placester site, you will need to change both your A-Record (IP address) and CNAME (hosting platform) to Placester specific settings.  The article on this page will walk you through this process.  If you run into any trouble, we recommend speaking with Bluehost directly, as it is their product.  You can reach them at 844-303-1810 or create a ticket through their online support center. Having Bluehost map your DomainIf you are going to have Bluehost take care of Domain Mapping for you.  You will want to provide them with the following settings for pointing your site to Placester.1. Forwarding: OFF2. Nameservers: Set to DEFAULT3. A-Record: CNAME:   After this is done move down to the bottom of the document and follow the instructions for your Placester site. Mapping your Bluehost domainClick Login in the top right corner of Bluehost home page in order to get logged in. 

  • Host Record: @
  • Points To:
  • TTL: 14400
    • Host Record: www
    • Points To:
    • TTL: 14400

      - Use to check the current DNS records of a domain
      Need More Help?If you have additional questions about pointing your custom domain to your Placester site, let our support team know at

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Mapping your domain to Placester [Classic]

Mapping your Domain to Placester [Classic]


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