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How to Configure my Hostinger domain with
How to Configure my Hostinger domain with
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Written by Andy Kostenko
Updated over a week ago

Hostinger is a web-hosting provider and domain registrar. For shortening links, you need a personal branded domain or a subdomain. If you don't have a personal domain, you can buy it via or any domain registrar. Acquiring the domain via requires no set up actions. The domain will be activated automatically.

If you acquire a domain from the registrar, you have to follow some activation steps.

Straight to the video guide or learn the instruction on how to configure a Hostinger domain for shortening links on

1. Go to your Hostinger account and buy an available domain.

2. Click "Manage" next to your domain.

3. Open the "DNS Zone" tab.

4. - If you configure a domain, dedicated only for link shortening, hover over an A record and remove it.

- If you configure a subdomain - learn the instruction on how to configure a subdomain on Hostinger.

5. Add new A records in the A records area:

  • @ Host; IP address;

  • @ Host; IP address.

Here's how the configuration looks:

6. Go to your account.

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


8. Choose the third option β€” Add my own domain


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

10. 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.

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

Video Guide

Watch the video instruction to configure a Hostinger domain.

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