Connecting your domain to Unbounce is one of the most important steps when setting up your account, ensuring strong brand alignment, better Google Ads compatibility, and allowing for GDPR compliance.
This article will provide the various options you can try to connect your domain to Unbounce.
Connecting your page with a Custom ubpages.com Root Domain
To quickly connect your landing page to an SSL-secure domain to use for your campaigns straight away, you can connect your landing page to a custom Unbounce ubpages.com root domain.
Provided by Unbounce, this domain is SSL-secure and completely safe to use for live campaigns or to drive organic or paid web traffic.
Learn more about the ubpages.com root domain here within our documentation: Adding a Custom ubpages.com Root Domain.
Automatically Connecting Your Custom Domain
Is your domain registered with GoDaddy, MediaTemple, or 1&1 IONOS?
If so, then Unbounce can help you configure your custom domain automatically within the Unbounce builder. Follow the steps in our Adding Your Domain Automatically article to set up your CNAME record using Unbounce’s in-app process.
Connecting Your Custom Domain to Unbounce with a CNAME Record
Is this your first time setting up your own domain and you’re unsure where to start?
Our Connecting Your Domain to Unbounce article is a great beginners’ launch pad with step-by-step instructions and links to setting up your own CNAME with each different hosting provider, such as BlueHost, HostGator, and DreamHost.
Adding Your Naked Domain
If you want to ensure your visitors can reach your landing page without typing "www" in front of the domain, for example, mywebsite.com instead of www.mywebsite.com, then you'll have to follow some extra steps in your DNS provider to set up this naked domain.
Once you've set up a CNAME record for your domain, you can set up the naked domain as well: Setting Up a Naked Domain in Unbounce.
Connecting A WordPress Domain
Do you have a self-hosted WordPress site? Then you can publish landing pages to your own WordPress domain using our customer WordPress plugin without having to go through the complexity of DNS record and CNAME setups by using our Connecting Your Domain Using the WordPress Plugin article.