Custom Domain

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Using a custom domain instead of the one that generates is beneficial because it helps you build and create more brand recognition.

Key Takeaways:

  • Add a custom domain to in a few steps
  • Use the custom domain for funnels, blogs, courses, and communities

How to Add a Custom Domain to (Step by Step)

To set up a custom domain within, you must first have a account and also have a registered domain purchased from elsewhere (GoDaddy or NameCheap for example).

Step 1: Log into your account and click on your profile icon in the top-right corner. Select Settings, and from the left-side menu, select Custom Domains.

Custom Domains

Step 2: Click on the blue Add Domain button in the top-right corner. A pop-up will appear inviting you to add your custom domain name. Ensure you preface the domain with “WWW.” For example, Click Save to continue.

Add Domain button

Step 3: Another pop-up will appear, providing the DNS CNAME records. Open another browser window and log in to the platform where you purchased the custom domain. For example, if your domain was bought on GoDaddy, you must log into your GoDaddy account.

Now you must create the CNAME records according to the domain provider’s instructions. This process differs from one provider to the next, but you don’t need to worry. This is a usual procedure, so all platforms have very clear instructions on how to do it.

If at any point you get stuck on this step, contact your domain provider’s customer service, and they will walk you through it.

Step 3:

Step 4: Once you have added the CNAME records, you must wait. Note that it can take up to 48 hours for the DNS records to fully populate. When the connection is complete, you will see in your account that the domain name is ready to use.

Where in Can the Custom Domain Be Used?

It is up to you where you use your custom domain. The platform lets you use it for the following pages and products:

  • Sales funnels
  • Blog sites
  • Courses
  • Communities

If you don’t yet have a custom domain, that’s okay. generates a domain for you when you create an account on the platform. You can use this one to start with; then, when you purchase a custom domain, you can add and use that one instead.

Frequently Asked Questions lets you add as many custom domains to the platform as you need.

When you first set up your account, provides you with a free domain. This domain ends with and is used as a default unless you add and select to use your own custom domain.

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Samuel Fletcher
Samuel Fletcher is an entrepreneur with over fifteen years of experience in course development. Sam enjoys researching and experimenting with the latest tools in the industry. Beyond this, Samuel is a blogger, online business coach, and regular contributor to community and volunteering projects. Samuel believes strongly that dedication, perseverance, and commitment are keys to success in any business. He was motivated to start SupplyGem after discovering how difficult it was to find good, honest, unbiased information online about online course platforms. Sam is a current member of the Association for Talent Development (ATD), the International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI), ISA (the Association of Learning Providers), The Learning Guild, and the Training Magazine Network.