Lately I’ve been reading a lot of posts on Reddit (the channel dedicated to Synology) about the pros and cons of paying for web hosting vs hosting your website from home, on a Synology NAS. A lot of Reddit users and so many other people on the Internet are asking which is better: buying a … Read more Pay For Web Hosting vs Hosting on My Synology NAS
If you have a Synology NAS and have decided to host your website from home by registering your own domain name through one of the many services on the net (such as GoDaddy), it’s useful to know the most widely used DNS record types, and their purpose: A – A records specify IP addresses corresponding … Read more Commonly Used DNS Record Types and Their Meaning
Did you also receive an email from GoDaddy claiming to update your information related to your domain? This email was sent to me from an email firstname.lastname@example.org Is this a valid GoDaddy email? Yes, it is. Occasionally, GoDaddy is required to send reminders on registration compliance. You can see more detailed information at the GoDaddy … Read more GoDaddy Action required: Verify your contact info
Do you know that you can use your custom domain name to access your Synology NAS from all over the world? Even easier and faster if you already have a working WordPress site running on the NAS. First of all, register your domain name with Godaddy or with any other domain provider. If you have … Read more How to Access Your Synology NAS With Your Own Domain Name?
Did you know it is totally unnecessary to have all your computers, laptops or desktops, tablets or mobile phones ask your router to resolve domain names to an external DNS server whenever you click a link or enter a domain name? Why not have something that sits on your local network and forwards unknown DNS … Read more How to Use Synology as a Local DNS Cache