Domainsin the side nav menu.
Custom Domainlike below. For the domain, use the
_acme-challengeas the host with a string value. Before doing anything, refresh the page. You should see another
TXTrecord pop up:
_cf-custom-hostname. (It takes a moment for the second one to generate, I guess).
CNAMEvalue that you’ll need to actually redirect your site.
wwwas the host here. Otherwise you’ll get an error in the DNS manager that says “Can’t add CNAME records to the root domain.”
Websitemenu in Google Domains.
Edit Forwardingto open the menu
- Enter your naked domain in
Forward from(e.g. datadavis.com)
Forward toas the full www address (e.g. http://www.datadavis.com)
- Notice that I used http instead of https here — more on why it doesn’t matter below
- Click to expand the
- Redirect Type - select
- Path Forwarding - select
Forward path(second option)
- Forwarding Over SSL - select
SSL On(second option re: 3a)
- Click the
Forwardbutton to save
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