Setting Up a Custom Domain
Write.as supports independent writers and creators with the ability to use your own domain on our service. With a Write.as Pro subscription, you can connect a custom domain to each of the blogs on your account. Simply update your DNS settings and we'll take care of the rest — including SSL support, which comes standard.
Create a DNS record for your domain based on the type of domain you're using (this is usually done through your domain registrar):
|Domain||Record type||Value / Data|
|Top level (e.g. example.com)||A-record||126.96.36.199|
|Top level (optional)||AAAA-record||2001:4800:7810:0512:500b:b07c:ff05:8178|
|Subdomain (e.g. blog.example.com)||CNAME||me.writeas.com|
Note: “me.writeas.com” is the literal value you should insert. In other words, do not replace “me” with your username or otherwise alter it.
Back on Write.as:
Go to your Blogs page, press Customize on the blog you want to add a custom domain to, and select the “Custom Domain” option. Enter your domain name (e.g. example.com or blog.example.com) and press the save button.
It may take a little while for the DNS changes to update, so if your site isn't showing up right away, check again in a bit. You might also see a delay in your SSL certificate generating. When its ready, your site will automatically start redirecting to its secure version.
Still having trouble? We're happy to help.