Skip to main content

How to configure your GoDaddy domain for Blogger

godaddy-logo This tutorial is for users who registered their domain name with GoDaddy.  This blog is also registered and hosted with GoDaddy and has been satisfied with their service since day one. Domain names can be registered for $1.99 and also comes with free hosting, which can be very convenient and handy for later use. They also supply you with free email addresses and other free products to try, all free and credited to your account upon registration.

To configure your GoDaddy domain for Blogger BlogSpot:

1. Assuming your domain name has been chosen and registered. Log into your control panel and select “Domain Manager” under “My Products”.


2. Select the domain you registered or want to direct to your Blogger BlogSpot and you should be taken to your Web Site Options.

3. Select “More Settings” and you should be directed to your domain page’s dashboard. Select “Manage” under “Total DNS/MX”.


4. Next you will need to look under “CNAMES (Aliases)” and locate “www” and select the edit option located to it’s far right.

5. Under “Points To Host Name” change the entire thing to:

6. Select “OK” and your finished. Please keep in mind that effects may take up to 24hrs to process. One way you can check to see if your domain name has processed and is pointing to google is through pinging.


To ping your domain name:

7. Load your command prompt through Start > Programs > Accessories > Command Prompt, and type in ping Please see image below for clarification.


8. Next you will need to log into your Blogger Dashboard to modify your blog’s Settings > Publishing.

9. Select custom domain > advanced settings and fill in your URL and select save to have your GoDaddy URL directed to your Blogger BlogSpot blog.

Visit GoDaddy to register your domain.


  1. Great explanation and i got some great points from this post.domain registration india


Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

How to add a calendar icon as date header

From this tutorial, you will be able to add your very own calendar icon to your blogger! If you’re going to show the date on every post, why not do it with a little style and make it a little more appealing to viewers? If you want your calendar icon to appear on every post, read Blogspot Vision’s post on how to do that by clicking here to go to the post. Let’s get started but first and foremost, make sure you back-up your existing template, just in case it doesn’t turn out as expected. Steps to follow:1. Login to your Blogger dashboard2. Go to Layout > Edit HTML (Click on “expand widgets” box)3. Search for the following section code: ]]></b:skin>
and add the following section code below right before .date {
    height: 50px;
    width: 45px;
    background: url( no-repeat;
    font: normal 22px Arial;
    color: #666666;
    text-align: center;

CSS DIV boxes with drop shadows

This example shows how to add a drop shadow style to any container element using CSS. It does this by wrapping the desired content in a DIV with its background color set to a color of the desired color for the shadow. Another DIV is set for your content and is shifted slightly upwards and to the left to expose the shadow. The "master" DIV wraps it all up but is shifted to the right and downwards, returning the entire markup to it's original page position.

IE6 is not compatible with this example, but you can apply conditional HTML to hide the effect in that browser. In contrast, IE7 is compatible with this example for finally updating to proper CSS.

Note: If you will be using an image for your content, you should give ".shadowcontainer" an explicit height, reflecting that of the image's for fixed and set location when viewed.

CSS Code
<![if !IE 6]>
position: relative;
left: 5px; /*Number should match -left shadow depth below*/
top: 5px;…

How To Show The Post Date On Every Post

From this tutorial, you will be able to show the post date on every last one of your posts. As we all know, Blogger’s default templates only show a single date for every post that was posted that day. Some readers will find it convenient to have that quick glance at the date on each post, but some will not even notice. This tutorial is definitely handy if you plan to use a calendar icon as your post date, since the timestamp can be modified. As always, make sure you download your current existing template just in case it doesn’t turn out as expected.

Steps to follow:
1.Login to your Blogger dashboard.
2. Go to Layout > Edit HTML (click on “expand widgets” box)
3. Now search for the red line of code or similar code:Note: If you can’t seem to find the line in red, try the second section code in blue.<div class='post-feeds'>
<b:loop values='data:posts' var='post'>
<b:if cond='data:post.dateHeader'>
<h2 class='date-header'>