GoDaddy CNAME setup (third level only)


GoDaddy CNAME setup

If you're a large or extra-large customer looking to use your own domain as a tracking link and need to redirect (setup) your CNAME with a domain registered with GoDaddy please follow these instructions. 

You will need to log into your GoDaddy account

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Select the "domains" drop down menu


If you're managing multiple links please select the link you want to use as a tracking link by clicking the green "Launch" button. 



On the "Domain Details" page select "DNS Zone File" and click "add record".  From the "Record Type"  select "CNAME"


Change the "Host" to : "go" or whatever you want to use as a third level domain

Change the "Points to" ""  

Click "Finish"


You may also want to read:
How do I use my own dedicated domain to create tracking links? (vanity URL)

GoDaddy Redirect CNAME how to

This page was last updated on 17 March 2015.
If this procedure is not longer valid please refer to GoDaddy support or contact us.

This article is about: setup DNS, configure CNAME, custom domain for tracking links, vanity URLs, domain provider

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