DNS Setup for Custom Domains
WARNING!!! Your previous website will NO LONGER BE ACCESSIBLE on this domain once you run through these steps. If you intend on keeping some of your content on another hosting platform and accessible via this domain, you may want to Setup a Custom Subdomain instead.
If you'd like our team to setup your Custom Domain for you, you can purchase a Custom Domain Setup here: https://dropfunnels.com/custom-domain-setup/
Follow these instructions in the exact order listed below in order for your DNS to properly connect to DropFunnels. Please note this instructions setup your domain as domain.com, we do not recommend using www.domain.com as the instructions will be different.
Connect Custom Domain with DropFunnels
Step 1: Create a free Cloudflare account here (if you have an existing Cloudflare account, move to the next step).
Step 2: On the Home page of Cloudflare, click the Add a Site button.
Step 3: Type in your domain, yourdomain.com (without the www) and hit Add Site.
Step 4: Select the Free plan and click Confirm Plan.
NOTE: Your current DNS configuration will now be copied into your CloudFlare account.
Step 5: Add or Edit your @ A record to point to DropFunnels in your DNS settings by inputting the following and hit Save:
Step 6: Add or Edit your WWW CNAME record by using the following inputs and hit Save.
Step 7: Click Continue. This will take you to the Change your nameservers page. Keep this Cloudflare page open.
You'll need these nameservers at the end of this guide.
Step 8: Once you have noted the nameservers click the Done.
Step 9: You’ll be brought to the “Quick Start Guide” to improve security and performance. Click the Get Started button. Your settings should look like below. When they do, click Finish.
- SSL/TLS Encryption Mode: FULL
- Always Use HTTPS: OFF
- Auto Minify: JS, CSS, HTML
- Brotli: ON
Step 10: Click on the Page Rules at the top of the Cloudflare dashboard. Proceed to click on the Create Page Rule button.
Step 11: Type/Select the following information (using your own domain).
Then the settings are:
301 - Permanent Redirect