Even though it’s free, the Blogger platform leaves a tail on your domain name. Suffix blogspot.com it will always be there as long as you don’t use your own custom domain.
This tutorial will explain how to set the Namecheap domain to Blogspot aka Blogger.
Before that, make sure you’ve done it first buy a domain on Namecheap.
Pay close attention to these instructions for every detail very important to read.
How to Set Domain Namecheap to Blogspot
1. Log in to Bloggerthen go to Settings → Basic. Then click Set up a third-party URL for your blog.
2. Enter the domain address that you already have on Namecheap then click Save. Don’t forget to prefix www in the domain name.
3. You will get a warning like the following. Take note column marked with red box, that component we will use for setting in Namecheap. Just leave this page open while we move on to the next step.
4. Log in to Namecheapthen on the domain you want to install on Blogger, click Manage.
5. Next click the menu tab Advanced DNS.
5. Click Add New Record.
6. Then make the settings as follows according to the details you got from Blogger earlier. Then Save All Changes.
7. Still on the Namecheap page, search for Records named parkingpage.namecheap.com then click the delete button (trash), then Yes. This is done to prevent Namecheap from considering your domain as an inactive domain.
8. Now, go back to the Blogger page earlier, then click Save.
DNS settings sometimes can only be detected after a few hours. You don’t have to do this step now. You can close this page and do it again later if the domain has not been detected.
9. If the results are like this, then the Namecheap custom domain has been successfully installed to Blogspot. Later the old address is automatically redirected to the new address, as well as the posting.
Okay, that’s how to set the Namecheap domain to Blogspot. Here are some questions you may want to ask.
My blog is still not accessible?
New domains sometimes take 1×24 hours to be recognized. It is very natural if your blog can not be accessed for a while. You can check whether the blog is accessible or not via KPROXY.
Will Google index the new domain?
Of course. This process takes place automatically, but you can speed it up by verifying the site at Search Console and submit sitemap.
Can the new domain use HTTPS?
HTTPS or SSL connections are now supported by Google for the Blogger platform, whether you use blogspot.com or use a custom domain. You can access it at Settings → Basic then select Yes on HTTPS Availability.
If you have any other questions, don’t hesitate to write them in the comments column