Nameservers match domain names to IP addresses. When a visitor tries to access a website that is hosted in your server, their device and the router queries a nameserver for the IP address of the domain that they wish to view. The nameserver returns the IP address for your web server and directs the visitor to the correct page. You must publish records for your domain names to nameservers so that visitors can reach those sites. These nameservers communicate with other nameservers to distribute the records of sites that your server hosts.

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