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Verifying domain ownership for SiteLock
Posted by on 29 July 2014 06:39 PM

In order to get started, first you need to complete the domain verification. This will help you to enjoy features such as FTP scans and endorse a Security Seal.

Note: For domains registered with bigrock, you don’t need to go through the domain verification process.

Let’s get you started :

  1. Login to your account.

  2. Click on the product SiteLock next to your domain. Under SiteLock, Click on Admin Panel.

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  3. Click on the check-list icon and proceed.

There are 3 easy ways to verify domain ownership, you may choose any one from below:

TrueShield Setup: It involves adding DNS records to use the CDN-content distribution system which helps in fetching the website components through a server situated at a closer location.

  • On the next page, click on Option 1 >> SKIP TO TRUESHIELD.
  • You need to click on step 2 to view the A record and the Cname record. You need to add these records to your domain DNS.

Sit tight for about 4-6 hours for DNS records to propagate and complete the verification process.

Adding meta tag:

  • On the next page, click on Option 2 to view the meta tag.
  • You may copy this meta tag and add it to your primary page of your website.

Uploading HTML file:

  • On the next page, click on Option 3 to download the file on your computer.
  • Upload this file onto your hosting panel(for Linux hosting >> public_html and for Windows hosting >> httpdocs).

Great!! You’ve completed the domain verification process to enjoy SiteLock features.

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