If you have been searching for a tentative tutorial on how you can link your whogohost domain to your blogspot blog, then you are in the right place. In this tutorial, i will explicitly explain how you can setup and use Whogohost domain on your blogspot blog. Just follow the steps in this tutorial carefully and it will work for you.
One of the top questions many novice bloggers ask me is, “how can i use whogohost domain on my blogger blog?”. It is apparent that the reason why many bloggers ask this question is because, the process for linking whogohost domain to blogspot blog is quite difficult. Even till today, whogohost has not yet made any explicit article that will guide new bloggers on how to use whogohost domain on blogger blog.
Well, I have thought it wise to make a concise tutorial that will guide every blogger to setup and use whogohost domain on blogspot blog. If you have been having problem settings up your whogohost domain, here are the steps to solve the problem.
STEP BY STEP PROCESS TO SET UP AND USE YOUR WHOGOHOST DOMAIN ON BLOGGER
Below are the steps you need to use whogohost domain on blogspot blog:
Step 1: First, you have to open two tabs in your browser. Whether you are using a smart phone or a computer, open two tabs in any browser you love. In one of the tabs, open whogohost blogspot panel and in another, log in to your blogger dashboard.
If you are finding it difficult to login to your whogohost blogspot area, use the link below.
Use this link to login to your blogger dashboard:
Step 2: The next thing you need to do, is to go to the tab where you have already logged into your blogspot dashboard as instructed in
Step 3: Click on SETTINGS in the left menu.
Step 4: Now scroll down till you are able to find “Blog Address“.
Step 5: Click on “+ Setup a 3rd party URL for your blog” under Blog address” below your blog address.
Step 6: After step 5, a text box will appear asking you to input your 3rd party domain. Fill the box with the domain you registered on Whogohost, and click on SAVE. Remember to add www. when you enter the domain. E.g: www.yourblogdomain.com (Just like that).
Step 7: Here, an error message will display on your screen. The message will say state thus:
“We have not been able to verify your authority to this domain. On your domain registrar’s website, locate your Domain Name System (DNS) settings and enter the following two CNAMEs“.
After seeing this message, don’t panic at all. You are already few steps to successfully setup and link your whogohost domain to your blogspot blog. In fact, if you don’t see that error message, then you are not getting it right. Just go back to step 1 again. You will definitely see the error.
Step 8: Now, copy the Cname information that displayed with the error message. The screenshot below will show you exactly what to copy.
Following the picture above, the important Cname information you should copy from the error message in your site, are the two under www. And ghs.google.com. They are similar to the once below.
Note: You are not expected to copy the one in the screenshot about because, the information in the blog used there, will be different from the one that will display in your blog. Please don’t copy it. Use the one from your blog.
Step 9: Now, you can open the other tab. That is, your whogohost blogspot area. Fill all the information you are asked to fill. Provide the following:
A Security Pin: First, you have to provide a security pin that will enable you to protect your domain from anyone else. The security pin should be anything you like. Any number you want.
Your Email Account: Provide a valid and reliable email address for your domain. It is always advisable to use the same email address you used to register the domain.
Domain Name: Now provide the domain name you bought from whogohost in the space provided.
Step 10: Now, you have to fill the Cname area. This is where you will use the information you copied from that error message that displayed in step 7.
To fill this part of the form, you have to copy and paste the Cname information you saw in the previous step. Notice that, the first and second boxes have automatically been filled with the same CNAME record you have in your blog.
So you can simply leave those boxes and fill the 3rd and 4th (with the information in Step 8) respectively with the ones from your own blogspot site. That is all.
Step 11: To confirm that you are not a robot or a scammer, copy the text in red into the recapcha box. And click on the SEND button.
After the above step, whogohost will send to messages to the email address you entered in step 9. The first email will confirm that you just made a change to your Cname records. The second email will come after some hours or minutes. In that one, you will be told that your changes were successful. Thus, you can now complete the whole process.
Step 12: If you have received that message, you can complete the whole process.
Simply login to your blogspot dashboard again, and click on SETTINGS in the left side menu.
Click on “+ Setup a 3rd party URL for your blog”, and enter your registered domain again” (without www. before your domain), and click on save.
Step 13: Lastly click on edit domain again, and check the redirect check-box below your domain. Click on save again. (This step is very important if you don’t want to lose your domain name).
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Okay, there you have a step by step guide to setup and use whogohost domain on blogspot blog. Hope you got the steps very clear?
Don’t forget to always ask questions if you have any problem with the steps above. Finally, I enjoin you to read the steps carefully before starting the process on your own blog. Thanks for reading.