How To Set Up Custom Domain On Blogger With Namecheap


Set Up Custom Domain On Blogger With Namecheap

Namecheap is one of the top domain name registrars in the world that offer free WhoisGuard for the first year. Domain name registration with Namecheap is not cumbersome. If you have bought a domain from Namecheap and want to link it your blog from Blogger Blogspot), this tutorial will show you how to do so.

To begin, log into your dashboard at blogger.com
Click on Settings and click on Set up third-party URL for your blog.
Add your Namecheap domain name and click Save.

You will get an error: We have not been able to verify your authority to this domain. Error 12. You shouldn't worry about it. What it means is that you need to add two CNAMEs to your Namecheap domain and also add A record.

Set Up Custom Domain On Blogger With Namecheap


To complete the setup, Login to your Namecheap account. Under Dashboard, click on Domain List > MANAGE. 

Set Up Custom Domain On Blogger With Namecheap

Click on ADD NEW RECORD and choose A Record.

Set Up Custom Domain On Blogger With Namecheap

Add the following four A Record;
@ 216.239.32.21
@ 216.239.34.21
@ 216.239.36.21
@ 216.239.38.21

@ should be on Host and the IPs should on Value. After that click on SAVE ALL CHANGES.

Set Up Custom Domain On Blogger With Namecheap


Click on ADD NEW RECORD and select CNAME Record.

Set Up Custom Domain On Blogger With Namecheap


Go back to Blogger and copy the generated CNAMEs. 


Set Up Custom Domain On Blogger With Namecheap

Add those the CNAME www under Host and ghs.google.com under Value. Repeat the same thing for the second CNAME. Set the TLS to 30 min. Click SAVE ALL CHANGES. Make sure you delete the Namecheap default record and CNAMEs. It will take 30 minutes to for settings to working properly.

 Set Up Custom Domain On Blogger With Namecheap

Go back to Blogger and save your settings.

Set Up Custom Domain On Blogger With Namecheap

Click Edit and as shown in the screenshot.


Set Up Custom Domain On Blogger With Namecheap


Tick that box as shown below in the screenshot and Save.
Set Up Custom Domain On Blogger With Namecheap

If you follow the above procedures closely, you should be able to redirect your blogspot to a custom domain on Namecheap. If you find this tutorial useful, you can share with others who may need it.

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