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How to set up a custom domain

Custom domain allows you to use your own domain to access your internal blog on BlogIn. You can choose any subdomain on your main domain and connect it to your blog, for example, internal.yourdomain.com.

These instructions assume you have already registered a domain and can take up to 48 hours to propagate through the Internet.

Setting up custom domain in cPanel

Step 1 - Log in to your hosting account and go to Simple DNS Zone Editor in Domains section in cPanel

Simple DNS Zone Editor

Step 2 – Add a new CNAME record with a subdomain, for example, team.cinemacity.org to point to your BlogIn URL, for instance, cinemacity.blogin.co.

add CNAME record

Step 4 – In your BlogIn account go to the Settings section

Step 5 – Populate Custom domain field with subdomain your want to use for redirection and click the Save Settings button

 



Setting up custom domain on Media Temple

If you have hosting account at Media Temple, follow these instructions to set up your custom domain:

Step 1 – Login to your Media Temple account and go to Domains section

media temple - domains


Step 2 – Click on the domain you would like to point to your BlogIn internal blog and go to Edit DNS Zone File section


Step 3 – Add a new CNAME record with subdomain, for exampleinternal.yourdomain.com to point to your BlogIn URL, for example, snippeta.blogin.co


Step 4 – In your BlogIn account go to the Settings section


Step 5 – Populate Custom domain field with subdomain your want to use for redirection and click the Save Settings button

 

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