How to set up your custom domain in GoDaddy

These are specific instructions for setting up a custom domain in GoDaddy. If you're looking for more general information on what a custom domain is, please see this article.

To set up a custom domain in GoDaddy, first:

1. Log into your GoDaddy account.

2. Under the Account menu option in the upper right hand corner, select Manage My Domains:

3. Click the '...' button on the right side for the domain address you would like your Thinkific site to be available at.

4. You will then see the Records page and here you can add a new CNAME record by clicking the Add button in the lower right hand corner:

5. In the form that appears, set the Type as CNAME; Host will be the subdomain you wish to use such as www, courses, training, university - this will then be appended by the domain address when viewed in a browser. Points to will be your full Thinkific site address (


6. Click Save. Now go to your Thinkific site and on the Admin Dashboard click to  Advanced Settings > Site URL > Add Custom URL: 

Enter in your Custom Domain and Press Save

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