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How to Add Your Own Domain to Your Website

Last modified: February 24, 2023
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You can add your own domain name and connect it to the website that you built in our website builder.

If you don’t have a domain name, you can purchase on IGeniusHost:

Register/Purchase A New Domain:

  • Let’s say, you have purchased a domain named & you want to load your website under this domain.
  • You will see Custom Domain menu in Domains & URLs (follow below Screenshot) in User Dashboard
How to Add Your Own Domain to Your Website
  • There, you will see an option to send request for your custom domain
  • Before sending the request, you ned to add CNAME record to your custom domain customer.tatoo on the domain registrar (Namecheap, godaddy etc..) where you puchased your domain name from.
You can refer to these instructions on how to add CNAME to your domain zone.
  • CNAME record is basically needed to point a custom domain to your business domain so that your website can show the portfolio website to the custom domain.
  • You will get the CNAME record data in the table in Domains & URLs > Custom Domains page of User Dashboard.
How to Add Your Own Domain to Your Website

After adding CNAME record, it will take some time to complete DNS propagation of the custom domain It is said that it takes upto 72 hours to complete DNS propagation. But, generally the propagation is completed much quicker than that (few hours)\

You can visit this website to check if the DNS propagation of your custom domain is completed all over the world or not.

Once the DNS propagation is completed, you can finally send request to us for your custom domain.

How to Add Your Own Domain to Your Website
Adding your custom domain to our system and registering your SSL certificate for your domain is a manual process and may take 1 business days after submit if your domain successfully resolves to our servers.
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