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How to Connect my Godaddy domain with
How to Connect my Godaddy domain with
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Written by Andy Kostenko
Updated over a week ago

GoDaddy is the most popular domain provider among existed ones. The number of GoDaddy users is the largest compared with other registrars.

For shortening links in, you have to add your domain name or to use a generic one "" If you don't have a domain, you can acquire it from or any domain registrar. The advantage of buying a domain from is that the domain will be active at once.

If you acquire a domain from the registrar, you have to follow some activation steps.
Learn the instruction below on how to add a GoDaddy domain to account.

1. Sign in GoDaddy and buy an available domain name.

2. Go to the GoDaddy account, open the Domain tab and click Manage DNS next to the needed domain.

3. If you configure:

4. Click Add New Record:

and Add 2 records:

- A record; @ Host; IP address (it connects GoDaddy and

- A record; @ Host; IP address.

5. Go to your account

6. Open the User menu and choose "Add a domain.


7. Choose the third option — Add my own domain


8. Specify a domain and confirm that this domain is dedicated only for shortening links.


9. Go to your domain settings to check if the domain is active. Refresh a domain status in 1-2 hours if the domain is still inactive.

Important: Wait a few hours and refresh a domain status in domain settings.

10. After the domain is active, feel free to shorten links and enjoy

Important: If your domain isn't active after 24 hours, please, delete the domain forwarding. Here’s the instruction:

The video tutorial below helps you configure a GoDaddy domain.

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