Connecting your Hover domain to Exposure

Exposure offers personal photography websites.  Connecting your Hover domain to Exposure allows for users coming to your own domain to find a clean, beautiful photography display.

In order to connect a Hover domain to an Exposure account, you must be a Pro subscriber or higher on Exposure. 

Step 1: Review your Nameserver settings

If this is a new domain or if you have been managing your DNS with Hover you will have our default records listed here (NS1.HOVER.COM and NS2.HOVER.COM). If you have something else listed in that field you will need to update the Nameservers to use Hover’s default*. Select the option to edit and replace the details listed in the text box with Hover’s nameservers then click Save.

*Before making this change think of any active services currently linked to your domain like email or a subdomain that connects to additional content. If you have something like this active and wish to keep that along with your new website you will have to manually add some DNS records to the DNS manager at Hover. 

Step 2: Using the Connect tool

Still in your Hover account, select the option at the top of the page that says Connect. Scroll to the option that says Exposure and click Get Started. On this page select the subdomain you wish to use. You can select www.yourdomain.com or create your own like photos.yourdomain.com.

Step 3: Update your Exposure Preferences

In your Exposure account, go to Preferences. In the Custom Domain field, enter your domain name with the subdomain you opted to use while connecting on the Hover page so they match exactly, whether you selected www.yourdomain.com or photos.yourdomain.com (do not include http://).  Then, click Save.

Step 4: Connect and complete

To complete setup go back to Hover and click the Connect button. Our system will automatically add the information Exposure requires directly to your DNS manager in the Hover account. You can check those records out by clicking on the DNS tab of your Hover account.  

Now your domain is connected to your website at Exposure. Keep in mind that it can take up to 48 hours for your domain to update.

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