Set up your domain with DreamHost

If you purchased a domain from DreamHost, you can use it for your BitBlox Landing Page by following a process called domain/subdomain mapping. In this process, you’ll change a few settings in your DreamHost account to tell the domain/subdomain where to point.

Set up your domain with DreamHost

  1. Log in to your DreamHost account

  2. In the Main Menu, click Domains

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  3. Click Manage Domains

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  4. Under your domain, click DNS

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  5. In the Name box, leave the white blank

  6. In the Type drop down menu, select A Record

  7. In the Value box, enter BitBlox’s IP address 162.243.77.151

  8. Click Add Record Now!

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  9. In the Name box, enter www

  10. In the Type drop down menu, select CNAME Record

  11. In the Value box, enter your domain name (ex: mylandingpage.com).

  12. Click Add Record Now

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  13. In your BitBlox account, click Edit Page on your landing page

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  14. Open the Sidebar and click the Settings icon

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  15. Click Settings tab and then click 3rd Party Domain tab

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  16. In the Domain Name box enter the full domain name you want to link (ex: mylandingpage.com) and then click Connect Domain button

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  17. After you’ve claimed your domain, a new panel will be opened with the records from your provider domain account (it can take upt o 48 hours for changes to take effect)

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  18. If your records are entered correctly, the Current Data will be green

    bitblox-click-refresh

    Note

    After you’ve claimed your domain, it can take up to 48 hours for changes to take effect. If it takes more than 48 hours, you should contact your custom domain provider.

Set up your subdomain with DreamHost

  1. Log in to your DreamHost account

  2. In the Main Menu, click Domains

    dreamhost-open-domains

  3. Click Manage Domains

    dreamhost-click-manage-domains

  4. Under your domain, click DNS

    dreamhost-click-dns-subdomain

  5. In the Name box, enter your subdomain prefix (if you picked promo.mydomain.com as your sudomain, enter promo)

  6. In the Type drop down menu, select A Record

  7. In the Value text box, enter BitBlox’s IP address 162.243.77.151

  8. Click Add Record Now!

    dreamhost-add-ip-subdomain

  9. In your BitBlox account, click Edit Page on your landing page.

    bitblox-click-edit-page

  10. Open the Sidebar and click the Settings icon

    bitblox-click-settings

  11. Click Settings tab and then click 3rd Party Domain tab

    bitblox-click-3-rd-party-domain

  12. In the Domain Name box enter the full domain name you want to link (ex: promo.mydomain.com), and then click Connect Domain button

    bitblox-subdomain-click-connect-domain

  13. After you’ve claimed your domain, a new panel will be opened with the records from your provider domain account (it can take upt o 48 hours for changes to take effect)

    bitblox-subdomain-dns-settings

  14. If your records are entered correctly, the Current Data will be green

    bitblox-subdomain-refresh

    Note

    After you’ve claimed your domain, it can take up to 48 hours for changes to take effect. If it takes more than 48 hours, you should contact your custom domain provider

Getting more help

For more help with settings in your DreamHost account, contact their support team .