So you have landed right as here we will see a step by step guide on how to add a custom domain to Blogger.
And for those who don’t know how to create a Blogspot blog, no need to worry at all. We have a step by step guide to how to create a blog in Blogger as well.
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Advantages of Custom Domain
It is always good to have a custom domain instead of free domain name blogspot.com. It is definite as sounds much better compared to a free domain (blogspot.com).
In fact, apart from that, there are many advantages of it, again that would be an another article.
Okay..!!! coming back into the main topic setting up a custom domain is a part in blogger.com. That’s the main purpose of creating this step by step guide.
So, let us dive in and convert a free domain to a custom domain.
How To Add A Custom Domain To Blogger with GoDaddy: Step By Step Guide
If you have already created a blog in blogger. Let us see how to setup custom domain on blogger with GoDaddy in ease.
Note: Following the below steps without missing a single one will setup the custom domain successfully.
Step 1. Login to your Blogger
Step 2. Navigate to Blogger Dashboard – Settings – Basic
Now from the right side, settings will display.
Step 3. From the Publishing section, Blog address will be there along with the blog name, click on Edit. check the below image.
Step 4.Once click on Edit, we will be able to edit that section and now enter that custom domain.
Which you bought from GoDaddy replacing the free domain, and save it.
Step 5. An error will appear after hitting the save button shown in the image below.
“We have not been able to verify your authority to this domain. Error 32” Don’t Panic at all. You are going right.
Step 6. Now Login to your GoDaddy Account,
Step 7. Click Manage button from Domains.
Step 14. Once clicked on save changes a confirmation window will appear, click on OK
Step 18. Click on Finish button to close the pop-up window.
Step 19. Click on Save Changes to save the changes done with the zone records.
Scroll a bit down and click on “Use a Top-Level Domain”, here we are going to add the IP.
Step 23. A window will open, choose A(Host) from the drop down and enter “@” in the “Host” section and paste the copied IP in the Points To section and then click on Add Another to add all the remaining 3 IPs.
Perform the same action with all the IPs and finally, click on Finish.
Step 26.It will open a window click on “Add one now” to our domain.
Step 27. It will again open a window as Add Forwarding, and add here the custom domain which bought from GoDaddy and click on Add.
Do Let us know if this step by step tutorial on adding a custom domain in blogger helped you, we would love to read your comments.