How to add a DNS Record in cPanel with the Zone Editor

Somtimes you may need to add a DNS record to your domain in cPanel, for example to set up Google Workspace or verify your domain with a third-party service. In this guide, we will walk you through the steps to add a DNS record in cPanel.

  1. Log in to cPanel

    Log in to your cPanel account using your credentials.

  2. Go to the DNS Zone Editor

    In the cPanel dashboard, navigate to the "Domains" section and click on "Zone Editor."

    Zone Editor in cPanel

    Find your domain in the list of domains and click on "Manage."

    Manage Domain in cPanel

  3. Add a DNS Record

    1. Click on the "Add Record" button.
    2. Enter the domain for the record. For example or
    3. Select the type of record you want to add (e.g., A, CNAME, MX, TXT).
    4. Enter the value for the record. For example, the IP address for an A record, the target for a CNAME record, or the mail server for an MX record.
    5. Click on the "Save Record" button to save the changes.

    Add a Record in cPanel