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How To Redirect/Forward Naked Domains to Blogger

Posted by Lasantha Bandara on January 4th, 2013 File Under : domain, go daddy11 Comments

I think this will be a useful post for bloggers,who get custom domains to their blogspot blogs. This article explains step by step how to redirect your naked domain (mysite.com) to non-Naked Domain (www.mysite.com).To know more about naked and non-naked domain read here.For example,my

Naked domain : http://bloggertipandtrick.net/

non-Naked domain : http://www.bloggertipandtrick.net/

When someone enter my naked domain into his browser he will be automatically redirect to my non-naked domain.The purpose of this article is how to configure your GoDaddy domain name such as my domain name.

1.Login to your GoDaddy account and click on domain tab. Click on the "Advanced details" link of the domain you want to configure.

Click on Advanced Details

2.Click on "Manage" from Forwarding Section.

Click on Manage from Forwarding Section

3. A new window will appear.Enter your domain name exactly as the example below (with www) and click "OK".

Forward Naked Domain to NonNaked Domain

Result:

Forward Naked Domain to NonNaked Domain

4.You are done !!! Then wait few minutes(maximum 24 hours), and your naked domain will work as your non-naked domain.

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11 Responses to “How To Redirect/Forward Naked Domains to Blogger”

  1. Kevin S C says:

    are you sure by changing your default nameserver worked for you? cause i followed all your steps and it's not working. right now neither my naked domain nor my non-naked domain is working.

  2. wapfever says:

    is this still working? I am a new blogger in blogspot.com and just bought my domain at godaddy, I just wanna make sure if this still works since it is outdated.

  3. thao says:

    I followed your intstruction but It's impossible .Please help me how to forward naked domain to www .Thanks

  4. Chathuranga says:

    Hi Lasantha Bandara!

    This is a good tutorial. I have similar but different question. I have eNome and Godaddy domains. I like to redirect Godaddy domain to eNome. Can I do it using this method? I check the Godaddy DNS settings, I think permanent redirect is SEO friendly and it's not lost the backlinks. Am i correct?

  5. sonesh says:

    NIce explain with screenshots

    Thanks :)

  6. Website Designer says:

    You may go through .htaaccess file in apache server.

  7. PK says:

    301 is working

    In the advanced settings do I need to check the box:

    Redirect domain.com to www.domain.com.

  8. Slam Riyadi says:

    Thanks for your tips. I have set my A-section before like what "google support" said but not worked yet. This step very critical that I missed.

  9. Roonie Sanyep says:

    Hi bro. I am Roonie. Thanks for the article. I have same problem with my godaddy domain in blogger, I applied 301 redirection and it works nice now. Is it safe to redirect every post with 301 to www. urls?

    Thanks for these tips again.

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