Adding custom domains


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Adding custom domains

Once your site is up and running, you'll probably want to give it a domain name that's easier to remember than blah-blah-blah-drupalgardens.com. You can do that, but it takes three steps. The first is to register to the domain you want with a registrar. Now I won't go into the details of this at all in this video, but if you want to learn more about that, see the Web Design Fundamentals course on lynda.com. Now after you register that domain, you are going to have to wait, because it takes a while--typically about 24 hours--for that domain name to propagate throughout the Internet so everybody knows where it is.

The second step is to change a certain record in your DNS records--called the CNAME record--with your registrar, and then again, you are going to have to wait. I'll show you how to do this, but for more details on that on that see the video "Using a personal domain name" in the course "iWeb '09 Essential Training," also on lynda.com. I hav...

Adding custom domains
Video duration: 3m 48s 6h 6m Appropriate for all Updated Nov 10, 2011

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Adding custom domains provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Tom Geller as part of the Drupal Gardens Essential Training

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