Using a Custom Domain for Your SendSites
By default, your SendSites web address follow the format:
So, if your account name is Acme, your SendSite urls will look like this:
Custom SendSites URL
It's possible to setup a custom url (vanity url), like:
There are a couple requirements to use a custom URL:
- You must own the domain
- You must have access to manage the DNS - through your registrar
- The domain cannot be in use hosting an existing website
1. Update Your DNS
Update your DNS to redirect your chosen aliased URL (e.g.: yourcustomurl.com) to youraccountname.sendsites.net using a CNAME record.
Host Point To TTL
www youraccountname.sendsites.net 3600
2. Forward the non-www to the CNAME record you just created.
Many domain registries offer basic forwarding for free, but some charge a small fee. Create a forward with a 301 redirect point it to the www version that you just created.
Forward To Redirect TTL
http://www.yourcustomurl.com 301 (Permanent) Forward Only (no masking)
3. Let Us Know When This is Done
Send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org when you have completed steps 1 and 2, then we will make the final changes on our side to activate the new customer domain.