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Configure a Custom Domain for your project.

Set your project up to use a custom domain by clicking 'edit' in the top of your project dashboard and entering your domain into the Custom Domain field.

Point your domain at Webpop

Next you need to point your domain at Webpops servers. The simplest way to do this is to take advantage of the one-click Webpop domain configuration offered by iwantmyname.com.

Otherwise, set up at least one of the following DNS records with your current domain registrar:

  • An A record for your domain pointing to our servers' IP address 173.203.91.163
  • A CNAME record for a subdomain pointing to yourwebisonline.com

Differences between A and CNAME records

A records (or AAAA records for IPv6 addresses) can only point to IP addreses. Create an A record for yourdomain.com pointing to 173.203.91.163 if you want your site URL to be http://yourdomain.com/

CNAME records can only point to a subdomain. Create a CNAME record for www.yourdomain.com pointing to yourwebisonline.com if you want your URL to be http://www.yourdomain.com/

We recommend setting up both an A record for yourdomain.com and a CNAME record for www.yourdomain.com. Then edit your Webpop project and enter www.yourdomain.com in the custom domain field. This way both yourdomain.com and www.yourdomain.com will work. Requests to yourdomain.com will be automatically redirected with a permanent redirect to www.yourdomain.com so your content will not be duplicated in search engines.

What happens to the project Development URL when I use a custom domain?

The white label development URL gets redirected to your custom domain with a permanent 301 redirection. Using a permanent redirection ensures all search engines "see" the new address and forget the white label development URL.

All your versions of the site design will still be available at:
version-name.project-subdomain.yourwebisonline.com

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