How I got Custom Domains to work with New Blogger
This is how I got Custom Domains to work (partially) with the New Blogger. It’s quite simple actually:
1. Set up an account with Google Apps for your Blogspot address.
2. Then go into your Domain Name Registrar’s DNS settings, and where it says “CNAMES (Aliases)” put “www” for the host name, and then “ghs.google.com” for where it points to. If “www” is already there like mine was just edit the existing setting to point to “ghs.google.com”. Within a few hours it had propogated itself and started working.
3. Then switch your settings to publish to your Custom Domain Name in the Blogger dashboard. Here are the help files they provide for additional information (albeit a little confusing). But what they don’t tell you is using the “www” prefix in the CNAME (Aliases). I had to get that information from Google Apps. There are other ways of course such as adding Google’s IP address to the “A (Host)” and pointing “www” to it, but I rejected that idea because there’s no way of telling if it is static or dynamic.Is there anybody else out there who is into jigsaw puzzles? Having fun yet?UPDATE: The Best Setup for Custom Domains with New Blogger.
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