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How to check my website in the new server before replacing or pointing the DNS A record

Step 1: Open Run from start menu in Windows.

Step 2: Enter drivers and click OK.

Step 3: Navigate to ‘etc’ folder and then open/edit the ‘hosts’ file.

Step 4: Add an entery as below

server_ip_address yourwebsite.com (eg: 127.0.0.1 mywebsite.com)

Step 5: Now open a browser and then view yourwebsite.com

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