Voluum Documentation

HostGator: Setting up a Custom Domain

In order to use a custom domain for tracking from the HostGator provider you need to, first of all, purchase it and then, secondly, configure it according to instructions below.

I. Configure Custom Domain on HostGator Side

The following section describes how to set up the redirection from your custom domain ("track.mydomain.com" in this example) to the Voluum Dedicated Domain. To do so, perform the following steps:

  1. Purchase your domain from https://www.hostgator.com/ and sign in to cPanel with the link provided by HostGator.

  2. Navigate to the Domains section.

  3. Click the hostgator_simple_dns_zne_editor.png button.

  4. Go to the Add a CNAME Record section.

    hostgator_add_cname.png
  5. In the Name field provide your custom subdomain name, "track" in this example.

  6. Copy your Dedicated Domain address name from the Domains tab in Voluum and provide it in the CNAME field.

    Caution

    Voluum Note: All domains assigned to your account you can find in the Domains tab in Voluum. If the Dedicated Domain is already available on your account, you need to point to the Dedicated Domain. Otherwise, you should provide a name of one of the Voluum legacy domains.

  7. Click the hostgator_add_cname_record_button.png button.

  8. Once the Added Record info box appears, you have created the new record.

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