How to set up a custom domain name to Blogger?

custom domain name to blogger blog

Google Blogger allows you to create a free blog with a free domain name. If you have purchased the domain name and you can configure the custom domain name to the blogger blog.

Assuming that you have purchased the domain name from GoDaddy and want to map it to the BlogSpot blog.

GoDaddy is a very popular domain name service provider. We can buy a domain name starting just at $1. There are few things which you need to consider before buying a domain name.

Google Blogger supports a Custom Domain Name, you can assign a third party domain name to your BlogSpot blog. If you have Blogspot blog and GoDaddy domain name then assigning a domain name to BlogSpot blog is quite straightforward.  

In this short tutorial, I will teach you to map a GoDaddy domain name to a Blogspot blog.

Login to your blogger account and go to Setting >> Basic

In the publishing tab, you will see the blog address.

Click on the Set up third-party URL for your blog put your domain name which you owned (purchased from GoDaddy) and save it.

You will get an error with some information. Be patient and keep this window open.  

Click DNS Setting File and Download the Zone file.  

Now, log in your GoDaddy account and select your domain name.

Click on the Manage >> DNS Zone File, delete all existing records which GoDaddy added by default and Click Import Zone File.  

Select your Zone file that you have downloaded and Save it.  

Now go to Blogger and put your domain name and save it. It will save successfully.

You can test the domain name mapping by going to the browser and open your blog URL. It might take 24 hours to reflect the complete changes. That’s it.

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Amit Kharbade

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Engineer, Blogger, Writer, and the man behind ScrollBucks. Amit has been contributing to ScrollBucks since 2014. He is writing about Blogging, Adsense Guide, WordPress tutorials, Affiliate marketing, and reviews.

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