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

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Choose your domain you’d like to use

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Enter the following on the Add DNS Record section

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Next, go to redirect

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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”

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Finally, hit “add this redirect” to save it

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