DNS records of type A, that is, A records, are used to point a domain or subdomain to an IP Address, typically, to your hosting server. While there are two types of IP addresses (IPv4 and IPv6), A records point to IPv4 addresses.
In order to check your current IP address, access your Hosting → Manage page, search for Details in the sidebar and click on it:
IP will be displayed on the Website Details:
Any DNS record changes trigger propagation which can take up to 24 hours to fully propagate worldwide
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