Friday, 28 December 2012

How to use my domain with my Blogger account?

We received our first question from a Finnish blogger Cava. Hooray! Se wants to know how to change her domain name to cavablogi.com. Currently the domain shows up as the blogspot hosted domain: http://charmingcava.blogspot.fi/. Her domain is hosted in GoDaddy.com.

Image from: Cava

I think this is a common challenge the bloggers have and unfortunately the answer is not the most simpliest one. It actually took me quite a while to do this presentation and screenshots of how to do it. But I think it is definitely manageable for everyone.
So here is the step by step guide how to have your own domain name for your blogspot blog. thing to keep in mind though is that a) you have to have a Blogger blog (not Tumblr, Wordpress etc. to follow these instructions) b) Your domain needs to be hosted on Go Daddy



Hopefully this helps! Keep sending me questions: helene (at) bloggerial.com. Have a nice holiday!

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