How do I set up my domain with Blogger/Blogspot?

Step 1:  Get your CNAME from Blogger setting

  • Log into your Blogger account.
  • Navigate to Dashboard, Settings, Publishing, Add a custom domain, Switch to advanced settings.
  • In the “Advanced Settings” box, type in www.yourdomain.ext
  • Click on the Save button to save your changes.

You will see two CNAME :
ghs.google.com
& another one example : xxxxxxxxxxx  gv-xxxxxxxxxxxxxx.dv.googlehosted.com

Step 2:  Change the Nameservers of your domain

Update the  name servers  as below :

might.mars.orderbox-dns.com
might.earth.orderbox-dns.com
might.venus.orderbox-dns.com
might.mercury.orderbox-dns.com

Step 3:  ADD 4 “A” Record into your Domain

  • Now, login to your HostMight client area at https://secure.hostmight.com/clientarea.php
  •  Once you logged in, click on Domains -> My Domains
  • After that, click on Manage Domain button against your domain name for which you want to  use with Blogger.
  •  Now Click on “DNS Management” tab  At the bottom of the Domain Manager Page, you will see a section under the heading DNS Management where you can add  “A” record.  Add  IP addresses as below, one-by-one

  216.239.32.21
  216.239.34.21
  216.239.36.21
  216.239.38.21

Host Name : @
Record Type : A ( address)
Address:  216.239.32.21
Priority: keep it blank
and then  click  ‘save changes”
Repeat the same steps and add  3 additional A records pointing to IP addresses 216.239.34.21, 216.239.36.21, and 216.239.38.21

Step 4:  ADD CNAME Record into your Domain

From the same “DNS Management” section: 

Host Name :  www

Record Type: CNAME 

address: ghs.google.com

click  ‘save changes

Now add 1 additional cName  example :  xxxxxxxxxxx  gv-xxxxxxxxxxxxxx.dv.googlehosted.com

Host Name :  xxxxxxxxxxx

Record Type: CNAME

address:  gv-xxxxxxxxxxxxxx.dv.googlehosted.com

Please be aware that it might take some time for your name server changes to propagate.  so please wait 0-24 hours and then complete the step 5.

Step 5:  configure your settings with Blogger

Next, you will need to configure your settings with Blogger:

  1. Log into your Blogger account.
  2. Navigate to Dashboard, Settings, Publishing, Add a custom domain, Switch to advanced settings.
  3. In the “Advanced Settings” box, type in www.yourdomain.ext
  4. Click on the Save button to save your changes.

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