How do I use a custom domain name for my blog?

There are two ways you can publish your blog on Blogger - either by hosting it on Blogspot ( or hosting on your own custom domain ( or You can change where your blog is published at any time, and it won't cause you to lose any content on your site.

First, purchase a custom domain

Before you move your blog to a custom domain, you need to have already purchased a custom domain from another provider.

There are many companies you can buy domain names from, including:

Tip: If you're in the United States, you can also integrate Google Domains with Blogger.

If your site's content is in a different language and you'd like to purchase a country-specific domain, you can do a search to find local registrars. For example, if your blog is in French and you'd like a domain, try searching for [domain registrar in france].

Next, set up your domain with your blog

Where would you like to host your blog?

  • On a top-level domain (
  • On a subdomain (