Connecting a custom domain is fairly straight forward if you're comfortable with technology. But not everyone is. Fortunately, however, this is only done once and when it's done, it's done. You don't need to think about it any more. To make sure you're right with Google and other platforms, there's a couple things you should check during setup. Use the checklist here to help.
Connections Checklist - Custom Domain and more
DNS Records and Hosting
If you are setting this up yourself please note the following. There's two hosting types - DNS and Web. DNS tells servers the records of where to look for your domain. Web hosting is the actual content and hosting of content. The DNS records should NOT be set to external. They should be set to standard forwarding (instructions provided in #1 link above). The DNS nameservers remain with the domain nameservers where your domain is registered. Use the DNS CNAME records to point to Strikingly web hosting.
Have It Done For You
If you'd rather just hand it over to someone else, you can do that too. There's a small fee of €50 to get this setup. These connections are a one off and, once you're setup, you're setup (unless you move to a different platform). Sometimes it's nice to just hand it over and get it done. Here's what you need to do:
That's it! No more headaches. No more worries. Your website will be setup and running so you can get on doing what you do best -- your business. Got questions? Get in touch or sign up now and get this done for you.
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