Publishing Your Website On A GoDaddy Domain

Connect your GoDaddy domain to your B12 website!

Written by Jay Douglas
This article is outdated. Please follow these instructions to automatically connect your GoDaddy domain to your B12 website.

Continue to view the manual steps for domain connection with GoDaddy.

1. Log in to the B12 Editor

2. From the Home menu, click Domains.

3. If this is your first domain, click Get Started.

If you've added a domain previously, click Add domain.

4. Enter your domain, starting with www.

  • Check the Make this my primary domain box if you want this domain considered your official domain by search engines. We accomplish this by automatically adding a canonical tag to all pages of your website pointing to your primary domain.

  • Check Enable email sending for this domain if you want to be able to send emails through B12, but you are using another email service to receive emails. See more information here.

  • Check Enable email forwarding for this domain if you would like to create a custom email address. See more information here.

5. Click Sync domain.

6. Copy the CNAME Record Value by clicking the Copy button next to it.
Note: Your CNAME Value will end in

Keep this tab open so you can reference these values, if needed, and finish your domain setup.

Step 2 - Edit your Domain's Records in GoDaddy

1. Open a new tab and log in to your GoDaddy Domain Manager.

2. Select your domain and click Manage DNS.

3. Delete any existing A Records with the Name @.
Delete any existing CNAME records with the Name www.

4. Click the Add button and add an A Record with these values:

  • Type: A

  • Name: @

  • Points to:

  • TTL: 1 Hour

5. Click the ADD button again and add a CNAME with these values:

  • Type: CNAME

  • Name: www

  • Points to: [Paste the CNAME value you copied from the B12 Editor]

  • TTL: 1 Hour

Then click Add record.

Your A Record and CNAME should look like this:

6. Return to the B12 Editor and click Check status.

If your records were added correctly, each record will show as Connected with a green light within a few minutes to a few hours.

7. Click Publish or Save.

Note: It may take a few hours for your Domain to show as Connected in the Editor, and it may take 24-48 hours for your B12 website to appear on your domain.

If you need help, please reach out to our Support Team through our live chat option or through email at