Renew your domain name registration

Domain names on your Skystra account set to auto-renew will automatically renew using your default payment method on their renewal date. If you’d like to renew your domain name early, follow the instructions in this guide. 1. Log in to your Skystra user portal2. Click on Domains from the main menu 3. Under Actions, click […]

Register a new domain name at Skystra

⚠️ Note: We highly recommend you do not share and/or type your domain name in external domain search engines or forums until you have it registered, to avoid domain poachers from registering your domain name in advance. You can register a new domain with various extensions directly through the Skystra user portal. 1. Log in […]

Connect your domain name to Squarespace

If you are using the Skystra nameservers on your domain name and want to connect your domain name to Squarespace, use the steps below. 1. Log in to your Squarespace user portal2. Click Use a Domain I Own3. Enter the full domain name you’re connecting in the Enter Domain field, then click the arrow4. Click Connect Domain5. Select Other6. […]

Change nameservers at Namecheap

1. Log in to your Namecheap domain portal 2. Click on Domain List 3. Locate your domain name and click on the Manage button 4. Locate the Nameservers section 5. Select Custom DNS from the dropdown menu 6. Delete the old nameservers 7. Type or paste in the Skystra nameservers, each into its own field: 8. […]

Connect your domain name to Shopify

If you are using the Skystra nameservers on your domain name and want to connect your domain name to Shopify, use the steps below. 1. Log in to your Skystra hosting control panel 2. If you have multiple domain names, click on your domain name next to the Domain: field to select the one you’d like […]

Transfer your domain name from Namecheap to Skystra

⚠️ Before starting a domain transfer, make sure:1. The domain is active and not expired2. The domain is older than 60 days3. The domain had no registrar transfers in the last 60 days Instructions (all domains) 1. Log in to your Namecheap user portal2. Click on Domain List from the menu3. Find your domain name […]

Use Skystra nameservers on your domain name

The process to change your domain name’s nameservers varies by domain registrar, however the steps follow the general order provided below. 1. Log in to your customer portal where the domain you’d like to change nameservers on is currently held 2. Locate your domain name and its management panel 3. Locate the Nameservers section 4. […]

Update your domain name mail record at Cloudflare

If you have recently enabled Cloudflare on your domain name, you will need to update the mail record at Cloudflare in order for your email to work and route correctly. If previous to enabling Cloudflare on your domain name, you were using the Skystra nameservers and want to continue to use your Skystra hosted email […]

Enable development mode on Cloudflare

Enabling development mode on Cloudflare temporarily disables the caching and minification features, which allows you to see changes to your website in real-time. This is useful when making updates to your site and needing to test changes without interference from previously cached content. To use this feature, Cloudflare must be enabled on your domain name. […]

Enable Cloudflare on your domain name

Cloudflare’s CDN enhances content availability by caching website data across a global network, delivering it from the server closest to each user’s location. 1. Go to Cloudflare and click the Sign up button 2. Enter your email address, create a password and click the Sign Up button 3. Click on the add a website or […]