When you start your blog on Blogger, you got a free domain name like name.blogspot.com, But this looks sometimes not professional. If you want to start a professional blog then you might choose a custom domain name like name.com for your blog. There are lots of domain registered sites available like Godaddy, Bluehost, Bigrock, etc.
Once you purchased a custom domain name for your blog, you only need to connect that custom domain (like name.com) to the Blogger Blogspot blog. It’s easy.
So, Today, in this post I’m going to share step by step guide on how you can add a custom domain name to your existing Blogger Blogspot blog in 2021.
- How to set up a custom domain on Blogger from Bluehost.
- How to set up a custom domain on Blogger from Godaddy.
- 3. How to set up a custom domain on Blogger from Hostinger.
Here I’m assuming that you have already purchased a domain name from Bluehost / Godaddy/Hostinger and have an already blog on Blogger with a free blogspot.com subdomain.
How to set up a Custom Domain On Blogger from Bluehost
Step 2: Now enter your custom domain name with www, For example, www.how2gyan.com, and click the Save button. But this will be not saved, as displaying massage as verify your authority of this domain.
Step 3: Now log in to your Bluehost account, then you will be able to see your purchased domain on the Bluehost dashboard. Click on the Manage dropdown button > DNS
Step 4: Then the DNS settings will be open, Scroll down, and click Edit Record on CNAME, there will be display two options Host Record and Points To. Fill these two options with the given Host Record and points To on the Blogger dashboard.
Step 5: Again you have to add four A Records which are points to an IP address. For this click Edit Record on A (Host) and at Host Record enter @ symbol and at Points To enter the IP address and then save, repeat this task four times. To get the IP address click on the link settings instructions you can find it on the Blogger dashboard (see the second screenshot)
That’s all done your custom domain name is now connected with the Blogger blog. Sometimes these processes will take a few hours but don’t worry wait for a few hours and then comes to the Blogger dashboard and click the click the save button. If it saves then your custom domain setup is completed.
How to set up a custom Domain on Blogger from Godaddy
After adding “A” records again click Add button and select CNAME. Here you have to add two CNAME records shown at step2 in above. Fill both Host and Point to options and hit the Save button.
That’s done successfully if you have done all the steps properly as the post your domain will be live within 48 hours automatically.
How to set up a custom Domain on Blogger from Hostinger
I hope this will help you to connect your custom domain name with the free Blogger Blogspot blog.