Custom Domain with Bluehost

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

Step 1 - Login to your Bluehost Account


Go to Bluehost.com to login to your account.  You can find the login at the top right corner of the page.



Step 2 - Access Domain Manager


Under Main Features, find the Domains section, and click the Domain Manager button to open up your domain's features.



Step 3 - Edit DNS Setting


In the domain list, select the domain that you want to link to your Pixieset site. Then click Manage DNS Records.




Step 4 - Add a CNAME


Scroll down to the CNAME section. Under the Host Record, enter your desired subdomain.  We are using 'client' as our subdomain so it will show up as 'client.pixiesetstudio.com'.  Other example subdomains you can enter are: proof, gallery, collection.

 The Points to MUST be entered exactly as: domain.pixieset.com

Click Save when you're finished.



Step 5 - Link your custom domain with Pixieset


Login to your Pixieset account.  Click on My Profile, under Options add your custom domain name as would like it to appear with the subdomain.  The example that we have used will display client.pixiesetstudio.com to visitors viewing a collection.

Click on Test Domain to see if your have successfully setup your custom domain.




That's it! Now wait for your DNS propagation and your custom domain mapping is ready.

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