Before nosotros start
It’s of import that yous realize , it isn’t hard to add together a custom domain into your blogger account. If yous are a blogger , it’s perfect if yous already ain your ain weblog , it shows your passion together with beloved for blogging together with provides yous alongside liberty to motion from 1 platform to some other , when together with if yous need. Also from users perspective , it’s much easier for them to yell upward together with catch your weblog at customized address similar myblog.com than myblog.blogspot.com.
One of the best things nearly Blogger is that it does non force yous to host your site alongside blogger. It is solely your ain alternative to direct from either of 2 hosting plans ‘hosting on BlogSpot’ alongside address myblog.blogspot.com , or going alongside a custom domain alongside address myblog.com.
Some Popular Web Hosting Sites:
If yous don’t already direct maintain purchased yourself a custom domain , these are the places that yous should survive looking for to teach one:
- Yahoo! Small Business
- ix spider web hosting
So similar a shot if yous direct maintain bought yourself a domain , from either of these yous would direct maintain an IP address together with a name. Let’s assume our is ‘mynewdomain’.com.
Well , it’s fourth dimension to start adding a custom domain to your blogger account.
Here nosotros are using setup for GoDaddy.com , the most pop domain refer provider. For custom domains from other sites , the steps are almost same , hence don’t vanish.
Setting Up Blogger Custom Domain
Step 1. Login to your Blogger work organisation human relationship at www.blogger.com.
Step 2. Click on your weblog together with hence perish to “Settings” , direct “Basic”.
Step 3. Under “Publishing” department , click “+ Setup a 3rd political party URL for your blog”.
Step 4. Under “Third-party domain settings” side past times side to “http://” type your domain that yous merely purchased together with brand certain that yous don’t forget to add together the “www” prefix to the domain name.
Step 5. Click “View settings instructions” to teach the blogger’s official instructions. On the Blogger pedagogy page , direct the “On a top-level domain (www.example.com)” option.
Step 6. Under the quest ix of instructions , four IP addresses volition survive given , re-create together with salve all four of them.
Step 7. Go dorsum to your Blogger Settings together with press Save. It won’t teach saved together with an mistake volition appear proverb ‘We direct maintain non been able to verify your ascendancy to this domain. Error 32.’
Step 8. Under the mistake , yous volition encounter 2 fields “Name , Label or Host Field” together with “Destination , target , or Points To” field. Copy information of both rows from these fields.
Step 9. Now log inwards to your GoDaddy.com work organisation human relationship together with click on “My account” on the upper correct corner > select “Manage my Domains”.
Step 10. Here yous should encounter your purchased domain refer > merely click on your domain name.
Step 11. Click on the “DNS Zone File” tab side past times side to Settings together with direct “Use Classic DNS Manager”.
Step 12. Next , click the “Edit” push to edit your DNS Zone File.
Step 13. Under the “CNAME (Alias)” bill of fare , click “Quick Add” push at the bottom of the covert (see ikon 1 inwards the below screnshoot).
Step 14. In the Edit box that similar a shot appeared , come inwards “www” inwards the commencement box together with “ghs.google.com” inwards the second.
Step 15. Click “Quick Add” 1 time to a greater extent than together with come inwards details from minute row of the information nosotros saved inwards footstep 8.
Step 16. Under the “A (Host)” bill of fare , 1 time to a greater extent than direct Quick Add (see the below image).
Step 17. Host volition survive @ together with the “Points to” value should survive the 1 provided past times Google IPs , saved inwards footstep vi above. These are the Google IPs that yous should get:
Step 18. Add all four of them 1 past times 1 together with delete former host equally yous won’t demand it anymore.
Step 19. At the top of the page , click on the “Save Zone File” push to salve your setings.
Step 20. Now perish dorsum to Blogger together with essay to salve settings again. The registration procedure takes 24-48 hours , hence don’t worry if yous teach an mistake again. Come 1 time to a greater extent than after to Blogger after 24-48 hours , repeat footstep 2 to four , press Save together with the mistake should survive gone.
Step 21. After your URL starts working , click on the “Edit” link side past times side to domain refer on setting page.
Step 22. Check the “Redirect… to…” checkbox below your site address to ensure that fifty-fifty if the visitors volition fille out the www business office , they volition yet survive able to accomplish your site.
Step 23. And that’s it. Enjoy your novel URL!
So this was tardily , right? Only a handful of steps together with nosotros direct maintain successfully completed our mission of adding our custom domain inwards our blogger account. In instance yous haven’t yet , remain patient hold off for 2 days together with essay again. Or repeat steps 1-22 , together with brand certain yous don’t fille any. Otherwise your novel URL is ready together with all laid to roam to a greater extent than or less the wonderful basis of web.