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Integrate with Blogger

There are three main ways you can integrate your domain with blogger:

Create a new blog for your domain
  1. Open the Website tab for your domain.
  2. Below the Build button, select an option from the Blogger bar.
    • Click on Browse themes to view a gallery of themes or templates you can choose from to create your blog.
    • View plans and pricing: Blogger is always free of cost.
  3. Click Create to create your blog.

    Note: the address must include a subdomain and a domain name, in the format subdomain.domain.tld, for example: myblog.example.com.

    • Title: Enter the name for your blog.
    • Address: Leave the address unchanged to link WWW to your blog or enter a different subdomain to use as the address for your blog, for example myblog.example.com .
    • Template: Select the template for your blog.
  4. Click Create blog! to create your new blog and start blogging.

    See the Blogger help center for more instructions on creating and updating your blog.

Connect a blog you own or manage with your domain

Note: You must be the owner of the blog or a blog administrator with permission to manage its settings.

  1. Open the Website tab for your domain.
  2. In the Blogger bar, click the down arrow next to the Create button and select Connect existing blog.

    The blog selection dialog box will display.

  3. Enter the subdomain you want to connect to the blog.
  4. Select a blog you own or manage from the list of blogs. If you do not see your blog, you may not be logged into Google Domains with the same ID you use to log in to Blogger. See the instructions to Add the domain owner as a Blogger administrator below.
  5. Check the box for Redirect documentationexample.net to <your selected blog> if you want the root domain to direct to the blog as well as the subdomain you enter.
  6. Click Connect blog.
Connect to your domain from Blogger

You can use your domain as a custom domain for a blog hosted on Blogger.

Note: You must be the owner of the blog or a blog administrator with permission to manage its settings.

  1. Log into Blogger and open your blog.
  2. In the overview page, click on Settings in the left column.

  3. In the Publishing area, click Setup a Google Domains URL for your blog.

    Note: If you do not see the link for Google Domains, you may not be logged into Blogger with the same ID you use to log in to Google Domains. See the instructions to Add the domain owner as a Blogger administrator below.

        

  4. Select your domain in the list under Google Domains Settings and click Save.

Your blog should now display as the home page for your domain. You can also link Blogger sites to specific subdomains of your domain. For instructions on using a subdomain, see How do I use a custom domain name for my blog? in the Blogger help center.

Note: You can also use the Domain forwarding feature in Google Domains to redirect traffic from your domain to a Blogger site. When user go to your domain they will be redirected to the Blogger site and will see the blogger url in their browsers. For more information on Domain forwarding see Web forwarding.

Domain Ownership and logging in to Blogger

Integrating your domain with your blog requires you to log in to Google Domains and Blogger with the same ID (email address). If the ID with which you log into Google Domains is different from the one you use for Blogger, expand the following instructions to add the owner of the Domain to Blogger as an administrator of your blog:

Add the domain owner as a Blogger administrator
  1. Log in to Blogger as the administrator of your blog.
  2. In the overview page, click on Settings in the left column.

  3. In the Permissions area click on Add authors below the list of Blog Authors.

  4. Invite the owner of the domain (the ID you use to log into Google Domains) to be a contributor.
  5. Go to your email for the address you just invited. You should see an invitation to contribute to the blog.

  6. Open the email and follow the instructions to accept the invitation.
  7. Return to Blogger. Make sure you are logged in as the administrator of the blog.

  8. In the Permissions area in the list of blog authors, use the drop down menu next to the ID you just invited to make the ID an administrator. You may need to refresh your browser window to see the accepted invite.

  9. Log out and log back into Blogger with the ID you just invited.

       

You can see more instructions for adding administrators to Blogger in the Blogger help center article About blog administrators

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