How to point your domain name to your Squarespace site .

Please follow the steps given below to point your domain name to squarespace :-

  • Get the DNS information from squarespace
  • Login to store area and then perform the changes
  • Update the Nameservers to use our DNS Server

Get the DNS information from squarespace

The DNS information will be there below in “Step 3 – View your DNS settings ” . To get the details go to https://www.squarespace.com/ and login to your account.

Step 1 – Open the Domains panel

In the Home Menu, click Settings, and then click Domains.

You can also press the ? key while any panel is open and search domains.

 

Step 2 – Link your domain

Click Use a Domain I Own. Enter the full domain name you’re linking in the Domain Name box, and then click Continue.

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Click Connect From Provider.

Note: If you see a message that says “This domain is already connected to another Squarespace site,” check any other Squarespace sites you manage to determine where the domain is connected. Then disconnect it from that site. For help logging into the correct site, visit Managing multiple sites.

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Select your domain provider from the drop-down menu. If your domain provider is listed, use its provider-specific guide instead.

If you don’t see your domain provider, select Other. You can still connect your domain if you don’t see your provider in this list.

Click Connect Domain. You’ll see a message letting you know that the connection to your domain is in progress. Click Okay to continue.

Step 3 – View your DNS settings

After you connect your domain, a new panel will open with the records you need to enter in your provider account so your domain connects to Squarespace. Keep this panel open for your reference.

If you ever need to access your DNS settings in the future, open Domains in the Settings panel. Then click the name of your third-party domain to see the DNS settings for that domain.

Now you have the DNS Settings which is required to point your domain name to squarespace. Please follow the steps below further.

Login to store area and then perform the changes

Please login to https://store.sibername.com/customer/ . If you are having issue login to your account then please follow the steps given at

How to login to Store Area Interface

Go to “DNS Management” and “Manage DNS” .

Now in DNS Settings the first value is CNAME and unique code which is pointing to verify.squarespace.com  showing  Record not found in Current Data .

  1. Adding CNAME value

  2. Adding @ records with IP

     

Update the Nameservers to use our DNS Server

Important Part. Kindly check if your nameserves are pointing to some other/external server. Our DNS server settings which we have provided above will only work if the nameservers are pointing to

Our Name Servers

  • lob4.sibername.com
  • lob3.sibername.com
  • lob2.sibername.com
  • lob1.sibername.com

Or mentioned in screenshot below.

Step 9 – Wait and test

If all records are entered correctly, your domain will connect to your site within 24 hours. At times, it can take up to 72 hours. Visit the Domains panel at any time to check your progress.

When the domain is correctly linked, the domain will appear in the Domains panel with a Connected label. If this is the domain you want to appear in the URL bar whenever someone visits your site, set this as your primary domain.

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