Connect a custom domain name to PageCloud

Yes, You can connect your custom domain to PageCloud!

Adding a custom domain name will replace the default ".pagecloud.com" web address for your site with your own.  e.g.  yoursite.com.  

PageCloud provides two methods for adding a custom domain name to your site:


Recommended setup

The recommend approach will allow PageCloud to provide you with an SSL certificate once your custom domain is properly configured. This approach requires you to add A-Records and CNAME records to your domain registrar.


  1. Click the "Site Settings" tab from your site dashboard.
  2. Scroll to the "Custom Domain" section within the Site Settings.
  3. If you already own a custom domain, enter your domain in the "I already have a custom domain" field and click "Connect This Domain".
  4. Click "Set Up Manually" within the "Set up using your domain provider" section.
  5. Head to your domain registrar, where you've purchased your domain. 
  6. In the DNS settings you will need to add these five records:

    Record 1:
    Record Type: A-Record
    Name: @
    Value: 52.4.76.39
    TTL: Automatic, or 1 Hour

    Record 2:
    Record Type: A-Record
    Name: @
    Value: 52.21.96.107
    TTL: Automatic, or 1 Hour

    Record 3:
    Record Type: A-Record
    Name: @
    Value: 52.3.106.31
    TTL: Automatic, or 1 Hour

    Record 4:
    Record Type: A-Record
    Name: @
    Value: 52.7.59.11
    TTL: Automatic, or 1 Hour

    Record 5:
    Record Type: CNAME
    Name: WWW
    Value: proxy2.pagecloud.com
    TTL: Automatic, or 1 Hour

    Ensure all five of the above records are added to your domain registrar.


  7. Congratulations! Your custom domain is now set up and pointing to your PageCloud site. 


It may take up to 48 hours to connect your custom domain.



Alternative setup

PageCloud will automatically create and configure an account with our partner Cloudflare. This approach requires you change the nameserver settings at your domain registrar.


  1. Click the "Site Settings" tab from your site dashboard.
  2. Scroll to the "Custom Domain" section within the Site Settings.
  3. If you already own a custom domain, enter your domain in the "I already have a custom domain" field and click "Connect This Domain".
  4. Click "Use Cloudflare" within the "Set Up With Cloudflare" section.
  5. Enter your information to create your Cloudflare account.
  6. Your Cloudflare account is now created and they have provided you with two name servers.

    This step may take up to a minute to load. 

  7. Head to your domain registrar (where you've purchased your domain) and enter in the name servers to complete the set up.
  8. Congratulations! Your custom domain is now set up and pointing to your PageCloud site.


It may take up to 48 hours to connect your custom domain.




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