This tutorial will show you how to point your Hover domain name at your Format.com hosted website.
There are three general steps that need to be performed to use your domain name with Format.com:
1) Link your domain in your Format.com account
2) Set up the correct forwarding in your Hover account
3) Set up the correct DNS record in your Hover account
Setup Format.com settings
You will now need to LOG IN to your Format.com account
Go to SETTINGS > SITE
Take note of your Format Address.
Under Domain enter your purchased domain and click SAVE.
Set up forwarding in Hover account
First, sign-in at hover.com.
Next, click on the domain you wish to connect with Format.com.
Ensure your Nameservers are pointed to ns1.hover.com and ns2.hover.com.
Then, from the Domain Details page, click the Edit button next to Forward This Domain.
Setup Hover DNS
Go back to your Hover account, and select your domain.
In the DNS tab, click ADD NEW.
Under Hostname enter "www".
Under Record Type choose "CNAME".
Under Target Host enter your Format Address followed by .format.com
CNAME record is now added
The CNAME is now added and you should be able to see it listed under your DNS tab.
You are done!
Changes to your domain name usually take a few hours to propogate across the internet. In some cases it can take up to 48 hours.