Can I host at hostgator while my domain is at Godaddy?

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asked Mar 4, 2012 in General by web_enq (120 points)
Hello guys,

My primary domain is pointed to Godaddy, so can I purchase hosting from Host Gator and point one of my sub domains to them by using a record?  

thanks

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answered Mar 4, 2012 by Richard_123 (360 points)
yes you can, you can actually point either the main domain or sub domain a record to anywhere you liked.
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answered Mar 4, 2012 by tareq101 (4,880 points)
You can easily add an A record for the subdomain by doing the following
1.Log in to your Go Daddy account.
2.Next to Domains, click Launch.
3.Click the domain name you want to update, and, in the DNS Manager section, click Launch.
4.Click the Add New Record. The Add DNS Record window displays.
5.The Host Name will be your subdomain and the Points to IP Address will be the IP Host Gator supplied you.
6.Click OK.
7.Click Save Zone File, then click OK. The new A record displays in the A (host) section.

hope this helps
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answered Mar 9, 2012 by Yuriy (1,340 points)
Yes, you can do this.
Simply purchase the hosting, deploy your website content and make appropriate DNS changes to point domain\subdomain to Hostgator
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