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Add Go Daddy Custom Domain to a Github website

Add Go Daddy Custom Domain to a Github website

In GoDaddy

  1. Go to "Manage my Domains"
  2. Next to your domain, click on the Settings Sprocket Drop down and select "Manage DNS"
  3. At the bottom of the "Records" Section, click "ADD" Type: A Host: @ Points to: 192.30.252.153
  • Leave TTL as is
  1. Click "ADD" again to add another record: Type: A Host: @ Points to: 192.30.252.154
  • Leave TTL as is

NOTE: Make sure these are the only 2 A Records - if there are others, delete them.

In your local directory

  1. Add new file, type in: domainname.com (no "www" or anything else)
  2. Save file as: "CNAME" (no extension) in the main site directory
  3. Push file and merge with master

To check if the custom domain has propagated, in command line

$ dig domain.com +nostats +nocomments +nocmd

Source

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