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Need Help Adding Google Verification Code via DNS

Hi,

Would you be able to talk me through how to add a google verification code via dns, I'm a complete newbie to websites so your help would be much appreciated...

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Re: Need Help Adding Google Verification Code via DNS

@Outonawire8 

 

I am assuming you already have the google verification code (something like google-site-verifcation=......)

 

What you will want to do is goto https://dcc.godaddy.com - This is the domain manager where you can see all the domains in your account.

 

If you hover over the 3 dots next to your domain you will see an option for manage dns - this is what you want to select

 

On the next screen (the url should be https://dcc.godaddy.com/manage/YOURDOMAIN/dns

You will see a table that has things like A, CNAME, MX with an IP address and also some may have @

 

On this screen you will want to select Add - you will get a pop-up you should select TXT, host is @ and value is the string you have from google verification

For the TTL (TTL = Time To Live which is telling the internet how often to check for an update) I set this to custom 600 which is 10 minutes

 

Then you click the save/add button and you should be good to go once you go back to google and say verify.



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