Pointing a Domain to Hosting accountNow i will explain you how a domain can be linked with a hosting account. In This case-
Domain Provider: 1and1.com
Hosting Provider: arvixe.com
Firstly, You have to know the Nameserver 1 & Nameserver 2, which will be provided by hosting provider in this case Arvixe.
It should be looks like this-
copy these two NS1 & NS2
Login to your domain provider control panel, in this case 1and1.com control panel.
Looks for Domains Tab like the photo below.
Now click- Edit DNS settings tab
Other name servers.
Name server 1: The first one you copied from arvixe.
Then from the drop down menu, select My secondary name servers and put the second Name server in the below field.
Last, Hit Save.
Here, the i made to visualize, how to do it.
After saving, it may take up to 15 min to 2 hours for activating your site.
In this period your domain may not appear on web. Please don't panic, it will be soon.
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