Adding a Custom ubpages.com Subdomain

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Publishing secure landing pages just got easier and faster! You can now connect your landing page to a custom Unbounce domain that’s both SSL-secure and indexable within a matter of moments.

By connecting your landing pages to the ubpages.com subdomain, you can quickly publish your landing page to a secure domain, customize your subdomain with your company branding or campaign, and start capturing conversions straight away!

This article will explain how to connect your landing page with the ubpages.com domain.

Why should I connect my page with the ubpages.com domain?

This domain is SSL-secure & indexable by Google search engines; this means you can use the domain to run actual campaigns and direct traffic to your landing page (paid or organic).

Connecting with the ubpages.com domain also helps you publish landing pages faster, without the added effort of setting up a CNAME record or linking a WordPress domain.

Note:

You can add up to one ubpages.com subdomain per Client in an Unbounce account.

Connecting your Page with the ubpages.com Domain

  1. From the All Pages screen, click on the landing page you’d like to connect with the ubpages.com domain; the Page Overview will appear.
  2. From the Page Overview, click the Change URL button:
    Button highlighted in red within the Page Overview titled 'Change URL'
  3. A new page will pop up with options to change the URL:
    A pop-up with fields to enter a file path and domain details
  4. From the Domain Name dropdown, select ubpages.com from the list:
    Highlighted ubpages.com domain within dropdown menu
  5. Once selected, you’ll see options to update the following: a Subdomain and Page Path:
    Gif demo typing in the subdomain and page path
    For a DNS glossary, see our documentation here: CNAME & DNS Glossary
  6. Click the Save URL button when you’re happy with this domain.
  7. The landing page's domain will update with the custom ubpages.com domain and subdomain of your choosing:
     Updated domain name highlighted in red within Page Overview

Be sure to Publish or Republish your landing page - by clicking the button on the top-right hand corner of the Page Overview - when you’re happy with these changes.

Updating the ubpages.com Domain

To make changes to the subdomain connected to the ubpages.com domain, follow these steps.

  1. From the left-hand side of the Unbounce platform, click the Domains tab.
  2. Here, you’ll see a list of all the domains in your Client, including the domain created with ubpages.com:
    All domains within the Client and ubpages.com domain highlighted
  3. Click three dots to the right of the domain, and from the dropdown menu, select Edit Domain.
    • A disclaimer will appear mentioning that any change to a domain (subdomain or root domain) will change the URL for all pages currently connected to that domain.
      Click Continue to proceed.
  4. Next, a new window will appear with steps on editing the domain ubpages.com domain.

    This step is key. Be sure to edit the subdomain only
    :
    Gif demo of updating the subdomain only of the ubpages.com root domain
  5. Click Update Domain to confirm these changes.

Allow the updated subdomain some time to configure, till you see a message stating that the domain is Working and Secure (refresh the Domains page if needed):
Updated subdomain of the ubpages.com root domain

And that it's! Updating the domain within the Domains page will automatically update all the pages currently linked to the domain. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Does connecting to this ubpages.com domain count towards my total domain allocations?

The custom ubpages.com domain will not count towards your total domain count.

For example, if you’re part of our Launch plan, and allocated only one domain, you can still connect to the ubpages.com domain and add another domain.

Can I use this domain for my SEO and organic search needs?

Yes, you can! Pages published to a ubpages.com subdomain are SSL-secure, and search engines can easily crawl these pages still, meaning you can use pages connected to this domain for paid, organic, or social traffic web traffic.

How many ubpages.com domains can I add to my Unbounce account?

You can add up to one ubpages.com subdomain per Client in an Unbounce account.

Depending on your Unbounce subscription, you can have multiple Clients in one account. Learn more about Clients within our documentation

Is publishing a domain to mycompany.ubpages.com, for example, just as good as using my custom domain? 

Publishing a page to mycompany.ubpages.com has the same benefits as publishing to a custom domain of your own, especially when it comes to security and the ability to send live traffic to your pages.

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CNAME and Domain Glossary 

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