Step 1 - Generate your DNS Records

1. Log in to the B12 Editor

2. Click Publish in the top corner and click OK. This opens a new tab in your browser. Let this tab finish loading (it’s ok if it loads an error page) and then exit the tab.

3. Refresh the B12 Editor. 

4. Click Domains.

5. Click Connect existing domain.

6. Enter your domain, starting with www.

7. Click Save changes.

8. Click the domain you just connected.

9. Check the Make this my primary domain box if you want this domain considered your official domain by search engines.

10. Click View setup instructions

11. Copy the CNAME value beneath Set the CNAME record (for www.domain.com) to.

Step 2 - Edit your Domain's Records in Google Domains 

1. In a new tab, log in to domains.google.com.

2. Find the domain you want to connect to your website. 

3. Click DNS.

4. Go to the Custom Resource Records section.

5. Delete any existing A Records with the name @. Delete any CNAMEs with the name www.

6. Add an A Record with these values:

  • Set the Name to @
  • Set the Type to A
  • Set TTL to 1H.
  • Set Data to 52.22.145.238

7. Add a CNAME with these values:

  • Set the Name to www
  • Set the Type to CNAME
  • Set TTL to 1H.
  • In Data paste the CNAME value you copied from the B12 Editor.

The records should look something like this:

8. Return to the B12 Editor. 

9. Click ← Back twice to get to the Home Menu. 

10. Click Publish and OK.

Your website should go live on your custom domain within 48 hours!

For additional help, email hello@b12.io. 😃

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