HOW TO: Set up a Custom Domain on Blogger

When you buy a domain, you can personalize your blog’s website address.

Step 1: Buy a domain

Step 2: Set up your domain with your blog

  • Sign in to Blogger.
  • Select the blog you want to update.
  • On the left, click Settings > Basic.
  • Under “Publishing,” click +Setup a Google Domains URL for your blog.
  • Type the URL of the domain you’ve purchased.
  • Click Save.
  • You’ll see an error with two CNAMEs.
    • Name, Label or Host: Enter the name as the subdomain, like “blog.” or “www.” For destination, enter “”
    • Destination, Target or Points to: This is different for each person and is specific to your blog and your Google Account.
  • Go to the website where you bought your domain. Find the DNS (Domain Name System) in the control panel.
  • Under “Name, Label or Host,” type the subdomain you entered in the previous step.
  • Under “Destination, Target or Points to,” type “”
  • Enter details for the second CNAME, which are specific to your blog and Google Account.
  • Wait for at least an hour for your DNS settings to activate.
  • Repeat steps 1 through 6. Your address will redirect to your custom domain. It may take to 24 hours.

Step 3 : Add www. to your domain
To change your domain (example: to, set up a naked redirect.?

  • Go to your domain provider’s website.
  • Open your DNS settings.
  • Enter your domain name in the format
  • Add four A-records which point to Google IPs.

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