The total for 1 year for your new custom domain is $1.1.7 Check to see if the name you want is available first. Type your chosen name in the big search box.
If it is available, then add it to your cart.
The total should be $1.17
Buy your domain name and create an account with a username and password. You will also create a pin#.
They will send an email for you to verify your email address.
Make sure you click the email link and save the customer # and password.
Here's how to set it up: Log into your Blogger account and click Settings. Click Template > Settings > Basic > Publishing
Click +Setup a 3rd party URL for your blog -Point your own
registered URL to your blog.
Type in your domain name, with www.blablabla.com, like my example and click save.
Ignore the red error!
Click save and set aside. You will need these two codes for the Godaddy DNS settings.
Now, sign in your Godaddy into your account.
You will see this page, like below. Click Manage across from Domains.
Click DNS ZONE FILE
YOU WILL SEE A SCREEN LIKE BELOW: Click Add Record
Choose A (Host)
This is where you type in those numbers below. You do this 4 times with these numbers. click Finish each time you do this!
See example below:
After you add all 4 numbers for the A (Host), it will look like this:
Now, we add the CNAMES in.
Don't use these codes, go back to your Blogger and get the codes I talked about earlier.
Look for CNAME (Alias) this time.
You will see this below:
Take the @ out and add ghs.google.com in that place.
It looks like this below, now that we removed The @
Now we need to add the long CName you got from Blogger.
Click Add Record again again and choose CName
Don't pay attention to my odd characters, they are just random letter I chose for this demo.
Go back to your Blogger settings, and where you added your custom name, make sure you click save again. That's when it will change over. * Add a check mark in the box that says Redirect
yourblogname.com to www.yourblogname.com
It might take up to 24 hours. I have found it usually happens quicky when I have done this for people.
This is to prevent any errors from happening when people don't type in www. It's called redirecting the naked domain to www.
That's it. Your blog should re-direct automatically from the old blogspot to your new domain name.
It usually happens within minutes or a little longer at certain times.
Now, your blog will look more professional.
If you can't do this or having problems, I will do it for you for $10.00. Just contact me... or, I have a paypal button on my footer.
You will not lose a thing! No need for people to re-follow you again or add you. Easy peasy!