June 17, 2017

How To Purchase Domain Name from Domainking.Ng

DomainKing.NG is a global government accredited domain registrar and web hosting provider that started offering their services to Nigerians in October 2014 with their .COM domain for just N499 offer.

DomainKing offers the most affordable web hosting plans to start your website or blog. Their pricing is pretty decent for the amount of features support that you get. Plans starting from just N93/month, its pretty awesome if you are looking for quality customer support, faster loading complete value for money.

DomainKing also has an affiliate program that lets you earn up to 30% commission on their hosting products when you refer a friend or someone to their website and that person orders their hosting. You can join their affiliate program if you are ready to earn with your blog.

Step 1 : Go to www.Domainking.ng

Step 2 : Create an account with them by signing up. If you got an account with them you login click here Domainking

Step 3 : At the top you will see Register a Domain name click it Register

Step 4 : Search for a Good and reasonable Domain name that will fit your niche and attract your readers or viewers.

Step 5 : Once you find the right Domain name click on it it would show you this

Step 6 : Now, click on order then you will be given this

 Management to setup A, CNAME, MX, TXT Records
+ Email Forwarding & 2 Free Email Accounts
+ ID Protection/Whois Privacy Protection

Make sure you click on it

Step 7 : Then click continue you will be given an option to choose your payment methods you will be given an invoice

Step 8 : Once payment is successful, you will be sent a confirmation email

Setting Up Your Domain Name To Your Blog

Step 1 : Login to your Blogger Blog.

Step 2: On the Left of the navigation bar you need to click on "Settings" as shown below.

Step 3 : Now you are on Settings > Basics page in your blogger blog in which you need to make changes to integrate it with you custom domain name.

Step 4 : Scroll down to Publishing section and click on "+ Set up a third-party URL for your blog" as shown on the below screenshot.

Step 5 : Now you need to type the url of the domain you've purchased and then click "Save" button as shown in the screenshot.

Note: Keeping in mind that it must begin with www in order to work. You could mention blog.yourdomain.com or www.yourdomain.com or whatever url you want your blog to be. www is preferred if you want to keep the blog on main domain.

Step 6 : You should see an error, and two CNAMEs listed below. The first CNAME is the same for everyone, Name being "www" and Destination "ghs.google.com".

The second CNAME is particular to your blog and your Google Account, and is therefore different for each person. You need to send us these CNAMEs record so that we can setup for you.

How to enter CNAMEs in your domain's panel?

After getting CNAME's record you can send it to DomainKing and they will add CNAMEs record for you. We will configure all the settings for blogger blog required at our end. We will inform you on your email once all settings will configured properly at our end.

After that you need to wait for few hours for these settings to work properly.

Final Step of Blogger Integration:

Since you received an error at while saving settings during initial setup with blogger.com, the integration was not completed properly.

You just need to save the settings at the Blogger.com's end. So that Google knows the process is complete at our end and they redirect your blog to your domain.

1) Repeat the Step in which you saw an error, and two CNAMEs were provided to you. You need to click "Save" button as given in the below screenshot.

2) After that you need to redirect non www Traffic to your Blog (i.e: Redirecting yourdomain.com to www.yourdomain.com)

You also need to enable the redirect settings from blogger dashboard that will redirect all non www domain traffic to your www domain.

How to redirect non www traffic to your bogger blog? 

==> Go to Settings > basic of your blogger blog. Settings in blogger
==> Under Publishing section you need to click on Edit next to your custom domain name. Edit blog address in blogger

==> Now you need to check the option "Redirect www.yourdomain.com to yourdomain.com".

Finally, you have successfully set up your custom domain name you purchased from domainking into your blogger blog. Now your new blog url will be www.yourname.com.

Aren't these steps easy?

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