Set up your domain with Namecheap

If you purchased a domain from Namecheap, 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 Namecheap account to tell the domain/subdomain where to point.

Set up your domain with Namecheap

  1. Log in to your Namecheap account

  2. Click Domain list tab, and then click Manage next to your domain name

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  3. On the domain Details page, click Advanced DNS

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  4. Click Add new record

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  5. In the Type column, use the drop-down menu to select A Record

  6. In the Host text box, enter @

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

  8. Click the Save Changes icon:

    namecheap-a-record-save

  9. In the Type column, click CNAME Record:

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

  11. Click the Save Changes icon

    namecheap-cname-record-save

  12. Next to the URL Redirect Record click on the trashcan icon

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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

    bitblox-click-settings

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

    bitblox-click-3-rd-party-domain

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

    bitblox-connect-domain

  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)

    bitblox-dns-settings

  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 Namecheap

  1. Log in to your Namecheap account

  2. Click Domain list tab and then click Manage next to your domain name

    namecheap-manage-dns-subdomain

  3. On the domain Details page, click Advanced DNS

    namecheap-dns-panel-subdomain

  4. Click Add new record

    namecheap-add-new-record-subdomain

  5. In the Type column, use the drop-down menu to select A Record

  6. In the Host text box, enter your subdomain prefix (if you picked promo.mydomain.com as your subdomain, enter promo)

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

  8. Click the Save Changes icon

    namecheap-a-record-save-subdomain

  9. Next to the URL Redirect Record click on the trashcan icon

    namecheap-remove-url-records-subdomain

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

    bitblox-click-edit-page

  11. Open the Sidebar and click the Settings icon

    bitblox-click-settings

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

    bitblox-click-3-rd-party-domain

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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 Namecheap account, contact their support team .