Your domain name is the address your users will type to reach your site. If you would like to read a bit more about how a domain name works and what aspects make up a domain name you can read more about it in this fantastic article.
In this article, we'll cover steps to use your own custom domain, or a custom subdomain.
By default SocialEngine cloud sites are set up on a subdomain of SocialEngine.com. If you look up into the address bar you will see your URL appear as
If you would rather have a custom domain name, follow these steps:
www, and point it to
yoururl.com. Make sure to exclude the
126.96.36.199using an A Record.
YOURURL.onsocialengine.com) and click the Site Info tab on the left hand side.
If you already have a website and you are looking to integrate your community site on a subdomain (something like
social.yoururl.com) please follow the steps below:
social, and point it to
YOURURL.onsocialengine.com/admin/site) Enter your subdomain in the same Custom Domain input field.
If you need help setting up your A Name or your CNAME here are a few links to some of the more popular domain name providers’ support articles.