How to Manage ENS records

In this tutorial we will go through the steps to view and manage your ENS name records

How to View Records

First, select the ENS name you would like to modify from the list of ENS names you own.

You will see a list of records like below

How to Modify Records

In this step you will be spending some ETH to update records! The ETH amount depends on the number of records you modify.

From the list of records, click on 'Add/Edit Record' to start modifying the records.

In this tutorial we will be setting the following records:

  • A URL to tell others about us

  • A Description to tell something about the ENS name

  • Other social media URLs to tell others how to reach us

Click on 'Confirm' to lock in the changes. A popup will seek your confirmation.

Once you have verified and confirm the changes, you will need to confirm the transaction on the blockchain:

After the transaction has been confirmed, you will be able to see the update records:

That's it! You have successfully modified your ENS name records!


How do I set an Avatar?

Follow this tutorial here: How to set up the Avatar record in ENS

The following FAQ is verbatim from

What is a Primary ENS Name record?

A Primary ENS Name record (formerly Reverse Record) makes your Ethereum address point to an ENS name. This allows dapps to find and display your ENS name when you connect to them with your Ethereum account. This can only be set by you so it is not set automatically upon registration.

To set the Primary ENS Name record, please click "My account", and select "Primary ENS Name".

What is a Resolver?

A Resolver is a smart contract that holds records. Names are set by default to the Public Resolver managed by the ENS team and has all the standard ENS record types. You can set your Resolver to a custom resolver contract if you'd like.

Can I use an ENS name to point to my website?

Though ENS can technically store anything, there aren't many third party tools and applications which resolve IP addresses attached to ENS.

Instead, we suggest hosting your static html/css/images on IPFS and put the hash in your ENS name's Content record. Then it can be resolved by ENS-aware browsers (e.g. Opera), browser extensions (Metamask), or any browser with ".link" or ".limo" appended to the end (e.g. or

If you want to redirect your ENS name to an existing website, you could write a html file containing JavaScript logic to redirect to your website, upload the file into ipfs using services like IPFS Pinata, then set the CID to your contenthash. See the source code of as an example.

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