Blogger is the great platform for starting a blog. Blogger platform gives default domain name as a subdomain of blogspot.com (www.yourblog.blogspot.com).
You can also add your custom domain name to your blog in blogger platform. There are many advantages of adding a custom domain to blogger blog.
- Increases search engine ranking.
- Getting High Domain Authority
- Increase trust level of readers.
- Traffic Increment.
- Good Alexa rank.
How to Add Custom Domain to Blogger?
Here are Four easy steps for completing this process. So, just follow this guide!
#1: Purchase a Domain name[Note: If you have already purchased Domain name then simply skip this step]
You need to buy one domain name for your blogger blog. So, buy one from good domain registrars. Here is a list of a good Domain registrars.
#2: Enter New Domain to Blogger blog
Now, Enter your purchased domain name to blogger blog. For that, simply log in to your blogger account and go to,
Settings >> Basic >> and look for Publishing section. Now click on a link – Set up a third-party URL for your blog. (see below screenshots)
Now, enter domain name which you want to add to your blog.
After adding the custom domain name, you’ll get an error with showing two CNAMEs. You need to add this CNAMEs to your domain name’s DNS manager. So, just copy it for next step. (See below screenshot)
#3: Change DNS for pointing blog to Domain
Now, change your DNS settings for pointing blogger blog to custom domain. Just login to domain registrar website and find Manage DNS section.
First of all, add CMANEs which you have got in Step 2. For that, Click on Add button in CNAMEs section and add two entries which you have got earlier. (See below screenshot)
After that, enter A records to your domain name. For doing that, simply go to A (Host) section of DNS Manager and enter this four IP addresses. The hostname will be @ for all and IP’s are. (See screenshot)
After adding CNAMEs and A records, simply save it and be patient till DNS got completely active. You have to wait for 5-10 minutes, but in some cases, you need to wait for 1-2 hours too!
#4: Finally, Save custom domain to Blogger blog
Login to your blogger account and once again go to Settings >> Basic. Now, look for publishing section to do finalization of your new custom domain and Save it.
That’s it! Now you can see your blogger blog is running with a custom domain.
Here you can see Before and After screenshots of Blogger blog!
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