Blogging is one of the best-known fields on the internet and day by day it is growing. As you all know Blogger is a free platform where anyone can easily set up his or her own Blog within just a few minutes and there is no charge of it and this is totally free of cost. You don’t worry about space, hosting or anything else. But if you want to grow in this field of Blogging you have to take it seriously.
Yes, and the first simple point is to purchase a custom domain. Most of you know what is custom domain? But for those who still don’t know about it, I tell you in a simple language it is a premium domain which you purchased from any company.It may be anything like example premium domain is www.abc.com or .org or .in or anything else.To Know more about Domain Name Extension or How to Choose Good Domain Name Click. The free Blogspot domain is like www.abc.blogspot.com
Now after purchasing premium or custom domain name you have two options to run. First thing is to buy a premium hosting and set up your domain on that and you have a full control over everything. The Second thing is to run a custom domain on the Free Platform like Blogger or WordPress.But to run a custom domain on a free platform first you need to set up properly.
Today I tell you about the Second Option that How to Set Up / Add a Blogspot / Blogger Custom Domain Name Properly on Godaddy Platform. Yes, this is step by step full tutorial guide.
How to Set Up / Add a Blogspot/ Blogger Custom Domain Name on Godaddy
Step 1 ) First Step is to log in to your Blogger Account.
Step 2 ) Click on your Blog and then go to “Settings” Options and then Click on ” Basic”
Step 3 ) Now Click on + Setup a 3rd Party URL for your Blog Link.
Step 4 ) Now under third-party domain settings enter your custom domain name that you have purchased and also don’t forget to add “www” prefix in front of your domain name.
Step 5 ) Click on View Settings Instructions then a new screen will appear which ask you to choose type of Domain Name. Then you have to select a top domain name.
Step 6 ) Now you will get 4 IP address save all of them anywhere in the Notepad or Anywhere you want.
Step 7 ) Go to Blogger Settings again where you set up a third party purchased URL and Click on the ” Save” Option. But it will Show you a error like the Below image.
Step 8 ) Now you will see a data in yellow portion Save it anywhere and then in New Tab Open your Godaddy Account of your purchased domain.
Step 9 ) Go to Your Manage Domain Name Option and Click on Your “Domain“.
Step 10 ) Then Click on ” DNS Zone File” tab next to the Settings and then Click on “Use Classic DNS Manager”
Step 11 ) Now Click on “Edit” Button to Edit your DNS File.
Step 12 ) Next is Under “CName (Alias)” Menu Click on the “Quick Add” Button in the Bottom and then in Host add the first detail and in Points to add the second detail which we saved in step 8 after adding Save Godaddy Changes..
Step 13 ) Now in the “Host” Section Click on “Edit” and in the Host add @ and in Points To add All 4 IP Address which we saved in Step 6 and one thing after adding all Host remove the old host which already there before adding these 4 Host then Save all the changes in Godaddy.
Step 14 ) After this wait for some time and then go to your Blogger Dashboard Settings again and Click on “Edit” button next to your domain name and Tick the redirect box.
Step 15 ) That’s It this is the Final Step and Now your Custom Domain is Live. Enjoy.
In this we can recall the major points of the Big Process which we did in above steps and what we did and what we need to set up or adding a custom Blogspot/ Blogger Domain Name.
- Getting our domain ownership verification token
- Change DNS (Domain Name System) settings
- Verifying Domain name ownership on Blogger
I hope this tutorial guide will help all the Beginners or Newbies who want to set up their custom domain name on the Blogger Platform. Just Share this with a maximum number of friends and other peoples.