How to locate the registrar of my worpdress supplied domain

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  • #837102

    ravikaushik
    Member

    I bought my domain from wordpress and need to know the domain registrar to setup my mail using google apps. I cant seem to find anything on my dashboard. I tried using a whois domain tool but it returns this. “Registered through: Automattic”.

    How can I find my registrar to activate my google apps?

    The blog I need help with is bookmarkingbookstores.com.

    #837248

    timethief
    Member

    The answer is Wild West Domains. Is this the guide you are following?
    http://en.support.wordpress.com/domain-mapping/google-apps-email/

    Please note that WordPress.com does not provide support for Google services other than its initial setup with the custom domain upgrade. You can refer to their support documentation for help on how to use Google Apps Email service. http://www.google.com/apps/intl/en/business/support.html

    #837433

    ravikaushik
    Member

    Thanks timethief, i just cant get google apps to be setup with my domain, i’ve given up. Thanks for your help.

    #837434

    timethief
    Member

    I’m sorry to hear that and will flag this thread for Staff attention so they can help you with this. Please “hang in there”.

    #837435

    ravikaushik
    Member

    Thanks timethief for your prompt response :)

    #837448

    macmanx
    Staff

    You’ll need to follow this guide to setup Google Apps with your account: http://en.support.wordpress.com/domain-mapping/google-apps-email/

    If you’re having trouble, please tell us which step you’re having trouble with.

    #837484

    ravikaushik
    Member

    Hi Macmanx, Thanks for your response,

    I’ve followed the steps, in google apps when i setup gmail, i am asked to “Switch MX records at your domain host”.

    I’ve logged into the domain manager from the dashboard, i go to change nameserver and i encounter 3 options,

    I want to park my domains.
    I have a hosting account with these domains.
    I have specific nameservers for my domains.

    Am I doing the right thing and what do i do next?

    #837543

    macmanx
    Staff

    MX records are not nameservers.

    You’ll need to change the nameservers back to ours.

    As instructed in the guide at http://en.support.wordpress.com/domain-mapping/google-apps-email/ you will enter the MX records in your Custom DNS panel: http://en.support.wordpress.com/domain-mapping/custom-dns/

    #837681

    ravikaushik
    Member

    Thanks for your help macmanx!

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