16 January 2013

How to add Bigrock custom domain for your blogger account?

1:17 AM By Gaurav Sharma ,


Bigrock custom domain for blogger account
                                   

What is Bigrock custom domain for your blogger account?

Bigrock is one of the leading domain providers and registrars in India. This domain service provides many services such as email services, website-builder products, e-commerce solutions, web-hosting services, domain registration and digital certificates to many famous company’s websites and blogs. You can find its product advertisement easily in many blogs and TV channels.

Steps involved in adding Bigrock custom domain for your blogger account?

Every day, many companies and bloggers register their domain through this reputed company (Bigrock) and become a regular customer of this reliable service.

To add a custom domain for your blogger account from Bigrock is very simple.

So, I have divided its installation part to add custom domain for your blogger account in two sections.

Section 1:- How to buy a custom domain for your blogger account from Bigrock?


To buy a custom domain for your blogger account from Bigrock is very simple and it also provides many varieties of domain extensions which helps any user to choose a suitable extension for his blog/website.

From here, I am going to explain you how to buy a Bigrock custom domain for blogger: -
  • First, open the web portal of Bigrock by clicking here. Then, in the menu bar of Bigrock homepage, you can find “Get a domain” option as shown in image. Click on that option.
              Get a Domain from Bigrock
  • After clicking on that option, it takes you to a new web page in which you can find an empty box and numerous extensions present. Choose the desired domain and extensions for your blog and click on “search for Domain Name”, so that Bigrock server can tell you if this domain is available or not.
             Enter domain name and choose your desired extension
  • If it is not available, then search again with different extension and domain.
  • If it is available, then buy it by clicking “checkout” option as shown in figure below.
                                  Check Out option in bigrock
  • After clicking on “checkout” option, a pop-up appears on your screen with some more features of Bigrock like web hosting, email hosting and website design and its costing. If you want any featured service, then add it to your cart and proceed. If not, then click on “NO thanks proceed to checkout” option to proceed.
               Pop Up of Bigrock featured services
  • To place your order on Bigrock, you have to create an account by clicking on “Create an Account” button as shown in image.
                           Create an account in Bigrock
  • Enter or fill out the necessary required information in the account form and click on “Create Account” button to proceed.
  • After that, a webpage appears on your screen having many payment options as shown in image, select one of it and pay your domain charges online.
Payment Options in Bigrock

Congratulations, now you own a domain for your blog/website successfully and you can add your custom domain for your blogger account.

Section 2:- How to add Bigrock custom domain for your blogger account?


After buying a domain successfully from Bigrock, follow these simple steps below to add Bigrock custom domain for your blogger account.
  • First, go to the homepage of Bigrock and click on “My Account” button as shown in image below.
                       Open "My Account" in Bigrock
  • After clicking on that button, a login page gets opened on your screen. In that login page, enter your Email ID and password which has been written by you in Bigrock account form previously.
  • After clicking on “LOGIN” button, a new webpage opens as shown in image below.
            Your registered Domain in Bigrock
  • In that web page, you can find your registered domain. Click on that registered domain to add custom domain for your blogger account.
  • After that, a web page with several functions or features appeared on your screen, scroll down to the “DNS MANAGEMENT” or click on “DNS MANAGEMENT” button present at the left hand sidebar of that page. In that “DNS MANAGEMENT” box, two options are given- 1) Manage DNS and 2) Name Server Details. Click on “Manage DNS” to add Bigrock custom domain for your blogger account as shown in the image below.
                 Manage DNS of Bigrock
  • After this, you have to add four A records and CNAME record to link Bigrock custom domain for your blogger account. First, add these four A records which are given below, so that your naked domain can work properly.
Host Name: Leave it blank.
Destination IPv4 Address:
216.239.32.21,
216.239.34.21,
216.239.36.21,
216.239.38.21
Use each and different IP for each A records.
TTL:Don’t change the value given in the box.
A record of Bigrock


  • Then, add this CNAME record to link your Bigrock custom domain for Blogger account.
Host Name:Add www
Value: ghs.google.com
TTL:Don’t change the value given in the box.
CNAME record of Bigrock



  • Now, open your blogger account and go to publishing setting and add your custom domain for your blogger account in the given box and check the box, so that it can redirect your naked domain to your www domain.
Add Bigrock custom Domain for Blogger account

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Author: Gaurav Sharma
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    Hello Friends,I am pursuing B.tech(Computer Science) degree from VIT University(Originator and Co-Founder of ComFuge-A World of Geeks). If you like my Post you can follow me.
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