What is DNS propagation?

DNS propagation is the process by which the computers on the Internet update their records to reflect new Domain Names and site names. Once your Domain Name has propagated throughout the Internet, your Domain Name can be accessed. The process can take from 24-72 hours. The Domain Name System is a global network of servers that translate host names into IP addresses.
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