Use a custom domain name with Instapage

Ready to publish your website with Instapage using your Vodien hosted domain name? Please follow the instructions below for the step-by-step guide.

Step 1. After clicking Publish button from your Instapage account, you will be asked how would you like to publish your page. Select Custom Domain.instapage-custom-domain

Step 2. Enter your subdomain name (either www or any subdomain name you want to use for Instapage) on the first field and domain name in the second field. Click Add Domain and Continue.add-domain-instapage

Example promo.tutorial.serveraddress.com.promo-instapagfe

Step 3. You will be given instructions for CNAME records.cname-instapage

Step 4. Use DNS records.

You are required to add 2 CNAME records and 1 A record for the domain name.

Scenario 1: Use Account Manager

  • If the domain name is registered with Vodien and is using Vodien’s name servers
  • If the subdomain name is non-existing

Scenario 2. Use Hosting cPanel Zone Editor

  • If the domain name is registered with another registrar and is using Vodien for Hosting
  • If the domain name is both registered and hosted with Vodien
  • If the subdomain name has been created already in the cPanel

Edit and Add DNS settings – Account Manager

Step 1. Log in to your Account Manager.

Step 2. Click ‘Domains’.

Step 3. Choose the domain that you wish to add the DNS Record.

Step 4. Locate External Editor DNS and click “Manage DNS”.

You will be redirected to the DNS page of your domain name.

Step 5. In the DNS Editor page, locate the www and edit the “Fully qualified domain name” field, replace it with the CNAME record provided by Instapage “pageserve.co”.

Step 6. Scroll down and click “Update”.

Step 7. Go back to your Instapage account.

Edit and Add DNS settings – Hosting cPanel

Step 1.  Open a new tab and log in to the cPanel.

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Step 2. Click on Zone Editor under Domains panel.

Step 3. If you have more than one domain name, look for the domain name you are using with Instapage from the list. Click on “Manage” with the wrench icon.

Step 4. Look for the www.domain.com, click Edit and modify the CNAME field.

 Enter pageserve.co and click Save Record. Go back to your Instapage account.

For promo or other subdomain names, search for the subdomain name and point it to the CNAME Record pageserve.co.

 If this is not in the list, add a CNAME Record with the following information:

Name –  subdomain name ( Take note that the subdomain names mentioned – promo.tutorial.serveraddress.com and instapage.tutorial.serveraddress.com are only an examples. Please enter the correct information.)

TTL – 14440

Type – CNAME

CNAME – pageserve.co

Step 5. Click Add Record and go back to your Instapage account.

Step 6. Click Publish.

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Step 7. Wait for the DNS settings to fully propagate and your website will be accessible using your subdomain name. instapage-done

If you have further questions, please do not hesitate to contact our support team.

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