How to add custom domain name for blog on blogger.com

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In our previous previous post we discuss about creating blog on blogger.com.

Today, see how to add custom domain name for blogs created on blogger.com

Pointing custom domain for blogger is free of charge.

Pointing custom domain can be for top level domain or sub-domain
www.yourdomain.com or sub.yourdomain.com

Step 1: Go to Dashboard

Step 2: Select the Setting option from the drop-down for your blog

Step 3: From the Basic setting, under Publishing click on “Add a custom domain”

Custom Domain 1

Custom Domain 1

Step 4: Before we add the custom, its better the domain should be registered from your end. You should have DNS activated in your domain control panel from your domain registrar.

Step 5: Select the top-level domain or sub-domain which you want to the blog for your domain.

Step 6: Click on “Switch to advance settings”

Step 7: Add your required domain or sub-domain

Custom Domain 2

Custom Domain 2

Step 8: Click on “Save”

Step 9: For top level domain add the CNAME record for
“www” as ghs.google.com and
“some-record” as “some-secret-code-needs-to-be-added”

and for sub-domain
“you sub-domain” as ghs.google.com
“some-record” as “some-secret-code-needs-to-be-added”

Step 10: For more details for setting the DNS records for each registrar follow this link

Step 11: After adding the record, again try to save the blog.

Step 12: Your custom domain is ready and pointing to your blog.

Hope this tutorial was useful to add custom domain for your blog on blogger.com

Do comment in the section below with your feedback.

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