Global DNS - Multiple Server DNS Lookup

Contents

1. How to setup server for Global DNS?

2. How to enable Auto Updates on Global DNS?

1. How to setup server for Global DNS?

Setting up a server for Global DNS is a 3 step process.

Step 1: Get the files for server

Step 2: Put the files on server

Step 3: Add server details on your site.


Keep on repeating all above steps for each server that you add.


Step 1

You have to visit this website here and follow below process:

  1. First field takes the purchase code you received from CodeCanyon after buying Global DNS
  2. In second field, put the secret which you generated while setting up Global DNS. You can find this key in WP Dashborad -> Global DNS -> Settings
  3. Next field will take the server url, where you will put the server files. 
  4. If you are have a website hosted on above site, you can tick the last checkbox. Incase if that's a blank website, don't check it.

Finally, you click on "Download File" button, this will prompt you to download a file.zip and also system will provide you a URL at the top, don't forget to copy that URL.


Step 2

You will have to login to your server via FTP or cPanel -> File Manager. Upload the zip file in public_html or similar folder. And make sure you delete the zip file after extracting it.


Step 3

Now, goto your WordPress site where you had installed Global DNS and goto Server section. Put appropriate details and URL as the one which you copied in Step 1. 


And that's it! You can also refer to the video below which shows how to create a server for Global DNS.


2. How to enable Auto Updates on Global DNS?

We're going to use a Envato Market Plugin created by Envato team which allows you to automatically install updates for Global DNS from your Dashboard itself. Let's break the steps into 2 major parts, first will be the process on how to download the install the Envato Market Plugin and next will be how to connect the plugin with your purchase of Global DNS.

How to Install Envato Market Plugin

To install Envato Market Plugin, please follow the steps as below:

  1. Firstly, you need to download the plugin into your computer. Please direct to Envato GitHub and click on Download.Zip button to get it.
  2. Now, in your Admin Panel, go to Plugins > Add New and click on Upload Plugin then navigate to envato-market.zip file that you downloaded from Github, choose Install Now to install it.
  3. After that, click Activate Plugin link to activate the plugin in your site.

How to create API Token

To create the API Token, please follow steps as below:

  1. Generate an Envato API Personal Token by clicking this link.
  2. Name the token eg. “My WordPress site”.
  3. Ensure the following permissions are enabled:
    • View and search Envato sites
    • Download your purchased items
    • List purchases you've made
  4. Copy the token and head back to your WordPress Site.
  5. Goto Dashboard -> Envato Market -> Settings (tab) -> Paste the token copied in previous step in the box shown.
  6. Click the "Save Changes" button.
  7. You will now see Global DNS in that list.

Now, whenever a new plugin is released, you will automatically get an update in the Dashboard. Please note, that there can be a delay of around 6-8 hrs between a plugin release and update to be available in your dashboard.

Incase if you're facing any trouble, please don't hesitate to contact our support by creating a ticket.