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How to connect a blog on blogger to a domain

After registering your domain at , you can connect it to your own blog on . This will display your blog at a shorter address (e.g., which may be even more associated with the theme of your website. Remember that a shorter domain address is easier for visitors to remember.
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Use the following instructions to check how to connect your domain to your blogger:
  1. Log in to the Customer Panel to the selected domain or service with administrative privileges .
  2. Click on the "Services" menu option on the left side of the screen.
    Customer Panel - Click the Services menu option
    Fig 1. Click on the "Services" menu option.
  3. In the list of services displayed, click the domain name that you want to connect to your blog.
    Client Panel - Services - Click the domain name that you want to connect to your blog
    Fig 2. Click the domain name that you want to connect to your blog.
  4. After clicking the domain name, a mini-preview of the service will be displayed underneath. Click the "Service Configuration" button.
    Client Panel - Services - Domain name - Click the Service configuration button
    Fig 3. Click the "Service configuration" button.
  5. Then click the "Configure" button in the top menu.
    Client Panel - Services - Domain name - Service configuration - Click Configure
    Fig 4. Click the "Configure" button.
  6. On the screen that appears, find the "Domain redirection" section, select the "Enable IP / host / URL redirection" option and enter the following IP address in the "Traffic redirection (IP / host / URL / directory):
    Client Panel - Services - Domain name - Service configuration - Configure - Select the option Enable redirection to IP / host / URL and enter the IP address in the Redirection of traffic (IP / host / URL / directory)
    Fig 5. Enter the appropriate IP address in the "Traffic redirection" field.
  7. After saving changes to your domain configuration, go to your blog's admin panel. To do this, click "Settings".
    Blogger - Administrative Panel - Go to your blog's settings
    Fig 6. Go to your blog settings.
  8. In the settings screen for your blog, find the "Publishing" section and click the "Add a Custom Domain" link.
    Blogger - Admin Panel - Settings - Go to adding a custom domain
    Fig 7. Go to adding a custom domain.
  9. The form for adding a custom domain appears on the screen. Enter your domain name, which is prefixed with "www".
    IMPORTANT! If your blog is to operate at the subdomain address (e.g. ""), enter this address in the field below. For subdomains, you do not have to enter the "www" prefix at the beginning.
    Blogger - Admin Panel - Settings - Publishing - Enter your domain name
    Fig 8. Enter the name of your domain that you want to connect to the blog.
  10. After saving the changes, you should see the message:
    We could not verify your permissions for this domain. Error code…
    Do not worry about the content of the error message, everything is going according to plan. Open the link marked in the picture below in a new window. After a while you will be redirected to the Google ownership screen.
    Blogger - Admin Panel - Settings - Publishing - Form - Click the marked link to go to the Google ownership verification screen
    Fig 9. Click the marked link to go to the Google ownership verification screen.
  11. On the screen that appears, from the "Choose your domain registrar or service provider" list, select "Other" at the very bottom of the list. Then copy the authorization code (no additional spaces or tabs).
    Google ownership verification - Verification method - Choose your domain registrar or service provider - Select Other and then copy the authorization code
    Fig 10. Copy the code marked in the red frame.
  12. Then go to the Customer Panel and start adding a new record .
    • Host name - enter the domain address where the blog should be available on the Internet ( without www ).
    • Record type - select "Text field (TXT)".
    • Refresh time - select "1 hour".
    • Main record value - paste the verification code previously copied to the clipboard [Fig. 10]
    Client Panel - Add a new TXT record - Form - Use the authorization code when creating the TXT record
    Fig 11. When creating a TXT record, use the code you just copied (Fig. 10).
  13. After creating the appropriate TXT record [Fig. 10], create a new CNAME record.
    • Host name - enter your domain name together with the prefix used in the blogger, for example "" or "".
    • Record type - select the option "Alias ​​to another host (CNAME).
    • Refresh time - select "1 hour".
    • Main record value - enter here the address:
    Client Panel - Add a new CNAME record - Form - Example configuration of a CNAME record for a domain prefixed with www
    Fig 12. Creating a CNAME record for a domain prefixed with "www".
  14. Save the changes made to the Customer Panel and return to the Google Ownership verification window [Fig. 10]. Click the "Verify" button in the lower left corner of the screen. The verification should be done immediately, in some cases it may take about 1 hour.
  15. After successful verification of domain ownership, go to the domain hooking screen for blog [Fig. 9] and click "Save". This time the error message will not be displayed because the domain will be properly connected to the blog.
Congratulations! Your blog has been successfully connected to the domain registered in From now on, all your blog entries will be available at your unique domain. If the blog is published under the top-level domain (eg ""), it is worth setting the blog address [Fig. 7] enable redirection from the address "" to "".
IMPORTANT! Remember that changes to record settings are saved within 1 hour!


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