Blogger Custom Domain on GoDaddy

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Mathias Amodu

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My Name is Mathias Amodu, a passionate blogger with full interest in making the world a better place for upcoming webmasters in the society at large
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GoDaddy makes registering Domain Names fast, simple, and affordable. Find out why so many business owners chose GoDaddy to be their Domain Name. GoDaddy served approximately 13 million customers and had 4,908 employees worldwide. The company is known for its advertising.

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Now Once you have bought the domain name follow the process below

Step 1
First you need to login to your GoDaddy aaccount

Step 2
Go to the domains section as shown in the below screenshot

Step 3
Now click on the “Domain Details” of the domain which you have bought.

Step 4
Go to the “DNS Zone File” Section and click on “Add Record”

Step 5
Fill in the details for the CNAME record as shown in the image and click “Add Another”

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The details to use are :
Record Type : CNAME
Host : www
Points to : ghs.google.com
TTL : 1 hour

Step 6
Now we have to create 4 more records in a similar fashion. The details to fill up while creating the records are as below

A  @ 216.239.32.21 1 Hour
A        @ 216.239.34.21 1 Hour
A @ 216.239.36.21 1 Hour
A @ 216.239.38.21 1 Hour

Step 7
Once done, you should see only 4 records under the A Host section and those should be:

Step 8
A record shown under the A Host section with Host value set to @ should be deleted using the Delete icon under Actions(This step is very important)

Step 9
Now click on “Save Changes

You are now Done with GoDaddy settings.move to your Blogger blog to activate your new domain.

Activating BlogSpot blog to Custom Domain

Step 1
Login to your Blogger Dashboard

Step 2
Navigate to Settings

Step 3
Click on Basic

Step 4
Then click on the Setup a 3rd party URL for your blog link

Step 5
Provide your Custom Domain URL and click the Save Button

Step 6
When you click save, you might get an error like the one shown below

Now Blogger wants us to create another CNAME record on GoDaddy to verify that you are the owner of the domain. The values for Host and Points To should match what’s shown on the Blogger error.

Step 7
Click Finish and Save Changes once again.

Step 8
Now go back to Blogger and click on the “Save” button once again. This time the verification error should go away.

Step 9
Now click on the “Edit” link next to the Blog Address

Step 10
Now select the redirection Option and save the settings Once again

Now note that the DNS changes which we had made(the A and CNAME records) might take some time to propagate. Just try to give it 24 hrs.

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  1. Jimoh March 29, 2017
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