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Newbie question. DNS records for custom domain

This is the first time I’m setting up a custom domain on Netlify.

I just want to clarify which DNS records I should be adding. I’ve added a CNAME but do I also need to add an A record?

This might help :slightly_smiling_face:

@ShawnG Welcome to the Netlify community.

Yes, with external DNS, you need both an A record for your apex domain and a CNAME record for your www subdomain.