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How to setup your Nameservers with cloudflare or Namecheap

Configuring Your Name Servers with Cloudflare or Namecheap for "" and "" involves several steps. Below, I'll provide instructions for both services.


Cloudflare is a popular DNS and CDN service. If you wish to use their infrastructure alongside your custom name servers, follow these steps:

Step 1: Sign In to Cloudflare

Create a Cloudflare account if you don't have one.

Step 2: Add Your Domain

Access your Cloudflare dashboard and click "Add a Site." Follow the instructions to add your domain.

Step 3: Update DNS Records

In your Cloudflare dashboard's DNS tab, add the necessary DNS records for your domain, like A records, CNAMEs, etc., based on your website's configuration. Ensure you include records for "ns1" and "ns2."

Step 4: Change Name Servers

In the Cloudflare dashboard, go to the "Overview" tab for your domain.

Under the "Status" section, you'll find the default Cloudflare-assigned name servers.

Click "Change" next to the name servers.

Replace the Cloudflare name servers with "" and ""

Save the changes.

Step 5: Update Registrar Records

Visit your domain registrar (e.g., Namecheap) and log in.

Find the section for updating name servers.

Replace the existing name servers with the Cloudflare-assigned name servers (usually provided in your Cloudflare dashboard). This step ensures your domain registrar directs requests to Cloudflare.


Namecheap is a domain registrar, and if you intend to use their services with the provided name servers, follow these steps:

Step 1: Sign In to Namecheap

Log in to your Namecheap account.

Step 2: Access Domain List

From your dashboard, click on "Domain List" to see your registered domains.

Step 3: Select Domain

Choose the domain for which you want to update the name servers.

Step 4: Update Name Servers

On the left sidebar, look for the "Nameservers" option. Click on it.

Step 5: Choose Custom DNS

Select "Custom DNS" as your name server option.

Step 6: Enter the New Name Servers

In the provided fields, enter "" as the first custom DNS server and "" as the second.

Step 7: Save Changes

Save your changes. Please note that it may take some time for the new name servers to propagate across the internet, so be patient.

Keep in mind that DNS changes can take some time to propagate globally (up to 48 hours), so ensure that the name servers "" and "" are correctly configured on the DNS hosting side (where you manage the DNS records for these name servers).

Rapid Hosting 2023

Updated on: 27/10/2023

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