Custom Domain with GoDaddy

This article provides instructions for setting up Custom Domain specifically for configuring your domain in GoDaddy's control panel. These instructions assume you have already registered a domain with GoDaddy. For general instructions, please visit here and for a Video Tutorial click here

Step 1 - Log into your GoDaddy Account


Use the login prompt to login, then hover over your name on the top right and then click the Visit My Account button.

Step 2 - Launch Domain Manager


Click the green Manage button for Domains. Then select your domain and a new tab with open with your Domain Details page.



Step 3 - Create a CNAME record


Click DNS Zone File on the navigation tab above Domain Settings




Click the Add Record button and a new tab will open



Select CNAME (Alias) from the drop-down menu. Under Host, enter the subdomain you want to forward to Pixieset (ex. enter gallery to map gallery.yourdomain.com). Under Points To, enter exactly domain.pixieset.com (exactly as shown here). You DO NOT want to enter yourusername.pixieset.com. Again, enter domain.pixieset.com (exactly as shown here).



Finally, Click Save Zone File in the upper right corner.

Step 4 - Set Up Custom Domain in Pixieset


Log into the Pixieset Dashboard, then go to the Options tab. Enter your custom domain name (e.g. subdomain.yourdomain.com without http://) in the Custom Domain field and hit Save. That's it! Now wait for your DNS propagation and your custom domain mapping is ready.




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