[ Solved ] How to redirect your blog without www to a www GoDaddy domain

redirect your blog without www to a www

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How to redirect your 'naked domain' to a 'www domain'. For example to redirect your "example.com" to "www.example.com". It creat problematic especially when you buy a domain from a non-google i.e third-party seller. But, the questions why people prefer to buy a domain from a third party seller? It is because of the cost of maintaining your domain is higher in case you buy a domain from Google. For example, you can buy a domain for two years spending the same money you can buy a domain for one year from Google. 

If you buy a domain from any third party you need to follow the below steps to set up your domain in Google Blogger. The steps need to follow when you have already brought a domain from a third party like GoDaddyBluehost, HostGator, Hostinger, Dreamhost, etc. GoDaddy is one of the most popular web hosting websites. 


Step 1: Login to blogger using your google account.
Step 2: Go to Setting >> Basic. Under the Publishing heading, you can find Blog Address. 
Step 3: Click on + Set up a third-party URL for your blog


redirect your blog without www to a www domain

Step 4: Put your domain name in the box. You might find an error but don't worry just


Step 5:  Once you saved the above from you will get two CNAME which you have to add in your DNS in the web host site. Add four A record and click on redirect box and save the settings.
Naked domain to www domain redirect problem


Step 6: Go to the web host site where from you brought your domain and go to DNS setup and add this CNAME in the DNS setup of your domain. and also add four 'A' record in your DNS setup. Adding this four A is important if you want to redirect a non-www URL(Naked URL) to www URL. You can find the IP list for A record by clicking View Setting instruction.

How to redirect your blog without www to a www domain (Naked domain to www domain redirect problem : solved)



Step 7: Add CNAME and A record in your DNS. The picture is particular for GoDaddy web hosting.

  • Login into GoDaddy and go to My Product.
  • Click on DNS.
  • Click on Add and select type CNAME and add two CNAME(Host and Points to) correctly one by one.
  • Click on Add and select type A and put '@' in Host and IP in Points to one by one. Add the four IP one by one and save it. 

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