After you buy your custom domain from Whogohost, follow the steps below to connect it with Blogspot
Steps to map/connect Whogohost domain to Blogspot
NOTE: These steps come in after your domain is bought and ready!
Step #1. Login to your Whogohost client area and locate your domain name you want to use.
Step #2. Click on the dots in front of the domain you want to connect with. Then click on Manage Domain as shown below.
Step #3. When you click on Manage Domain, you will see the section below. For your new domain, click on Add New Zone (for you to create new zone). You just need one.
Step #4. When you click on Add Zone, do these;
Input your domain in the URL section without the www in front. Like this: entloaded.com.ng.
Then input this IP address: 220.127.116.11
When you do the above, then save.
Step #5. After creating a zone for your domain, click on the settings icon in front. See the diagram below.
Step #6: Locate the third section of the area showing the first CNAME. Change the RDATA value to ghs.google.com
Step #7: Go to your Blogspot dashboard and add your custom domain. Add it like: www.entloaded.com.ng (You should replace this with yours). When you do, click on save. You will see error message. Copy the codes separately as shown below. The shorter code first, then the longer code.
Step #8: Go back to Whogohost Domain Manager area (like in step 6) and click on Add New Record. Select CNAME, and then add the codes from your blogspot dashboard. Use the longer code you copied from blogspot dashboard and use it as the RDATA as shown in the diagram above and below. Then save.
When you save, wait for about 30minutes to 1hour and go back to your Blogspot dashboard to click on save.
What to do after connecting custom domain to blogspot
Once your domain is correctly connected with blogspot, you should see something like this👇
Click on edit and tick redirect www.yourdomain.com to yourdomain.com then save again.
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