Using a custom domain name
How do I set up a custom domain for my blog?
Blogger vs Blog Spot, watch the video.
Official Google dns page:
You must configure your domain on their side as well, see the dns link above for the configuration on their side, or you will get the Google 404 page!
(E.G. MYWEBSITE.COM)4 A records are needed
|THREE OR MORE LEVELS
(E.G. WWW.MYWEBSITE.COM OR BLOG.MYWEBSITE.COM)
|point CNAME record to “ghs.googlehosted.com”|
On the Dreamhost Side:
From the panel, Go to your Manage Domains Page and make sure the domain is DNS only. If you have hosting on the domain, use the “remove” button under the “web hosting” column:
Once the domain is dns only, click the dns link under your domain name and add these records:
Custom DNS Options:
Name: subdomain, leave blank for naked/root domain
Type: type of dns record, such as A record, Cname, TXT
Settings Needed for this setup:
Name: leave blank for naked/root domain
Name: www (or your subdomain, for example blog. )
Note: This guide has been created to help simplify setting your domain up. The service you are pointing your domain to, DNS can/might has changed. Always check the hosts official page to verify the records.