If you want to view your website before updating the name servers for your domain name at your registrar, then you want put an entry for your domain and its IP address temporarily in the hosts file for your computer. For a Windows 7 systems, the host file is located at C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\etc\hosts.
Click Start > All Programs > Accessories > Notepad.
Right-click Notepad and select Run as administrator
Click Continue on the Windows needs your permission UAC window
When Notepad opens, then click File > Open.
In the File name field, type C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\etc\hosts.
In last line add <IP> <domain name>
188.8.131.52 yourdomain.com #(you can add a description here)
Click File > Save to save your changes.
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