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- Name Server v. Forwarding ??
April 3, 2006, 2:26 am
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Hi. I apologize in advance if this is a dumb question, but I can't seem
to figure out the answer. Here is the question:
I have a website:
I registered the domain name with Godaddy. I have the site hosted
somewhere else. On godaddy, I can have 2 ways to have the people go to
the site when they enter www.FindThatLawyer.com. The 2 options are:
1. Name Server information (i.e. NS1.hostingcompany.com )
2. Forwarding (i.e.
My question is this: Is there a benefit and/or detriment to using one
of the above options over another?? ANY info is MUCH appreciated.
Re: Name Server v. Forwarding ??
Be careful what they mean by 'forwarding' - if you are taking about
modifying the DNS records to point directly to the IP address of your
website, that's fine, but if they mean forwarding to a URL (also sometimes
called 'cloaking') this means your website is presented within a frame which
can cause all sorts of problems.