In today’s lesson, I will be teaching you on “New and Better tutorial on how to connect your domain to your blogger account without going through Stress”. This tutorial is New and Better because it is easy and involve no Stress.
FIRSTLY, WHAT IS A BLOG?
According to Merriam-Webster, it is a website that contains online personal reflections, comments, and often hyperlinks, videos, and photographs provided by the writer.
But we are not going there today. What we will be learning is how to connect your domain to blogspot.
HOW WILL YOU GO ABOUT IT TO CONNECT TO BLOGGER?
To connect your domain to blogspot, you will have to buy a domain. You can check buy your domain at abollyhost via this link. But if you have domain with abollyhost already, you have no problem. Further more, there is one thing you need before you connect to blogspot.
WHAT DO YOU NEED TO AVOID STRESS?
You need what is called DNS(domain name server/system) Module.It is the phonebook of the internet. DNS Module is what enables you to connect your domain to blogspot. Without the DNS, you cannot connect to blogspot. At Abollyhost, we offer it for free. The only payment you will make is just for setup. And that cost just ₦700. You can buy it via this link. And this is one time payment. You will never pay again for it.
- CNAME Record
A Canonical Name record is a type of resource record in the Domain Name System which maps one domain name to another.
- A Record
A record means Address record. An A record is a type of Domain Name System record that allows the address of a computer to be found using its host name. A record links domain, sub-domain to an IP address.
This record is required in the DNS manager.
WHAT IS NEXT?
You are set to connect your domain to your Blogger account. Without stress,
- Login to your blogger account.
- After that, click on the settings in your blogger account.
- Navigate to custom domain and click on it
- Enter the domain name in the line shown at the top. It must be in this format www.yourdomainname. Then click on save.
- After you have clicked on save, there is a message that will appear. The message displayed contains the two CNAME record you need to connect your domain to your blogger account. Furthermore,
At this point, you will have to navigate to your cPanel. Here is what you will do in your control panel.
You will create an A record
You will create four(4) A records.
Secondly, you will create two(2) CNAME records. The two CNAME is contained in the message on your blogger account.
Navigate to DNS Manager Panel/Control Panel
Check under domain section. You will see Zone Editor, click on it.
- After that, click on Manage button.
Clicking on the ”manage button”, will take you to where you will create the records.
After that, click on the record you want to create. If it is A record, the name will not change. Only the record will change. There are many A records there but you just have to change four of them to the above A records.
The next thing after the A record is to create CNAME record.
The CNAME record you will create is provided in your “Blogger account”. For a better way to check, follow this procedure.
Go to “settings” in your blogger account.
Navigate to “Publishing”.
Then to “+Setup a 3rd party URL for your blog. There you will see the two CNAME record you will create.
Then go back to your Control Panel/ DNS Manager Panel to create the CNAME record. Copy it from your blogger account and paste it.
The first CNAME is always the same. Only the second one is different.
The “www” will be at the back, while the domain name will follow. The same thing with the second CNAME. For example,
This is the format
Furthermore, you will go back to your blogger account. Type your domain in the format www.yourdomainname. And lastly, click on save.
After it has save, you will have to wait until it propagate. The time spent in propagating depends on the extension of the domain. You have successfully connect your domain to your blogger account.
And Abollyhost.com can help you to connect your blogger account to your domain for free. Follow this procedure:
- Invite us at email@example.com
- Make us as admin for us to be able to access the site
- You are free. We will help you to connect it without stressing you.
In conclusion, I hope it is not stressful. Thank you.