dAppling has support for both ENS and DNS domains.

Introduction to Domains

A domain is like an easy-to-remember address for a website on the internet, such as

DNS: The Domain Name System

DNS translates human-friendly domain names to computer-readable IP addresses, a process known as DNS resolution.

The DNS Query Process

Here's how a DNS query unfolds:

  1. User's Request: Enter a domain like in your browser.

  2. Recursive Resolver: If the IP is not cached, the browser queries a recursive resolver.

  3. DNS Server Hierarchy: The resolver consults a series of DNS servers.

  4. IP Address Retrieval: The authoritative nameserver provides the IP address.

DNS Network Hierarchy

DNS is structured hierarchically with root, TLD, and authoritative nameservers.

Efficiency in DNS Queries

DNS queries are optimized for speed, with caching mechanisms in browsers and resolvers.

Developer Perspective: Setting Up a Site on

Deploying a project on requires configuring DNS settings to point your domain to the correct IP address.

Configuring DNS Settings on

Your Dashboard provides guidance on setting various DNS records.

Key DNS Records and Their Functions

  • CNAME (Canonical Name)

  • A (Address)

  • NS (Nameserver)

  • MX (Mail Exchange)

SSL Certificates

SSL Certificates ensure a secure connection from your domain to your website.

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