Bluehost Domain Setup

Note: You may find support asking for an IP Address to attach the domain name. We use CNames to attach domain names because using IP Addresses means a systems servers must remain the same and ours do not and flux with incoming traffic and other updates. To ensure domain names always work, please use a cname to attach the domain to your site. 🙂

After logging into your Bluehost account, head to the DNS Zone File tab


Choose your domain you’d like to use


Enter the following on the Add DNS Record section


Next, go to redirect


Choose 301, select your domain, then enter your domain with www. in front in the “redirects to” box. Also be sure to select “Do not redirect with www”


Finally, hit “add this redirect” to save it