[How To] 12 Steps to Create Custom Domains on ClickFunnels
Did you know how to set Custom Domains on ClickFunnels? ClickFunnels is a website builder that allows you to build better landing pages for less time and cost. Using ClickFunnelscustom domain feature you can use your own domain name and can launch a new website.
Using Clickfunnels, you can integrate 3rd party tools· Also, have built-in web forms, real-time stats, membership websites templates and many more. With an easy drag and drop feature you can quickly create sales funnels, lead generation systems, to product launch pages, landing pages, squeeze pages, and e-commerce systems.
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How to use ClickFunnels Custom Domains
At first click on My Account then click Settings. From there select the Clickfunnels Custom Domains tab on the left. Your screen should look like this:
From this point, you can click on the New Domain button to add a new custom domain.
Here is the interface for adding in the new domain:
Simply enter the domain you would like to use. You can also select a “Root Page” that visitors will be directed to whenever they enter the root of your domain. The root is simply the domain address without any ‘/path‘ at the end.
Clicking Create Domain will apply the newly added domain name to your list of custom domains.
Once this is done, you can jump inside of the editor for any of your pages and select the ClickFunnels custom domain for your page, as shown here:
Steps: How to Make ClickFunnels’ Custom Domain Working
To get your domain working with ClickFunnels all you’ll need to do is create a free account (*new* FREE SSL support included) with Cloudflare.com, follow their instructions to setup and import your DNS settings, and add a CNAME record like below. (Note: You may replace “funnels” with whatever subdomain you’d like to use):
To use “SSL” or “HTTPS” with a Clickfunnels custom domain you will need to use ClickFunnels Cloudflare.com. After setting up DNS settings and CNAME record as specified here, simply login to your ClickFunnels Cloudflare account and “Enable Full SSL” –
Note: you can still use our ClickFunnels subdomains with SSL for FREE, and you can use the Dynamic HTML File Download to host pages on your own domain using your web host.
Go to CloudFlare.com
The first step will be to visit CloudFlare.com and click Sign up at the top right of the website.
Create Your Account
Add Your First Domain
Now that you have an account, you will need to add your first domain to CloudFlare. Just type your domain into the box and click + Add website.
Let CloudFlare Scan Your Current Domain Settings
CloudFlare needs to scan your current domain settings so it can copy them to make the transition seamless. This process usually takes less than 60 seconds.
Verify DNS Records
After ClickFunnels CloudFlare is done scanning your domain, it will show you all the DNS settings it found. Make sure these are correct (in most all cases they should be). You can find your existing ones through either your Hosting provider or domain registrar.
Add Any Missing DNS Records
If when you looked at your current DNS records on your hosting account or domain registrar and you see some there that aren’t in CloudFlare, you will need to add them to CloudFlare so nothing is missing after the transition is complete. After you have added any missing records, click I’ve added all missing records, continue.
Choose Your Plan and Settings
The defaults will be good for now and the Free plan will give you everything you need. Before changing any of the defaults, make sure you understand what you are changing by contacting CloudFlare support.
Change NameServers at Your Registrar
The final step will be to change the name servers at your domain registrar. Log into where you bought your domain from and find where to set the nameserver settings. Then replace your existing ones with the new nameservers CloudFlare gives you. After that click I’ve update my nameservers, continue.
You Have Setup Your CloudFlare Account and Added Your First Domain!
Once you have finished it can take up to 48 hours for the settings to take effect. This can happen in as short as 30 minutes though. Once the settings take hold, you will receive an e-mail from CloudFlare saying you are ready to go.