EventCreate makes it easy to add a custom domain (such as myevent.com) to your event website. Here’s how:
1. Complete the form. Go to the Event Dashboard > Setup > Website > URL to confirm domain ownership and process payment for your connection and SSL certificate.
Please note: if you are integrating a custom domain with an existing domain (like your company or organization site), we recommend the following format - yourevent.yourcompany.com
2. Create a custom CNAME record. This one's a little technical, but really easy (we promise).
Create a CNAME record for your custom domain
Point your new CNAME record to domainsecure.eventcreate.com
Example: if you'd like to link to www.mydomain.com, head over to your DNS and add a new CNAME record "www" which points to domainsecure.eventcreate.com.
3. Redirect the root domain to the subdomain. You’ll need to setup “Forwarding” on your domain provider such as GoDaddy. This enables a naked domain (ie: yourdomain.com) to forward to www.yourdomain.com.
In your Manage DNS settings screen with your domain provider, find an option for domain forwarding. GoDaddy's section is called “Forwarding.”
If using GoDaddy, click on ADD to open up the forwarding options. Make sure that your domain forwards to the ‘www’ version of your domain, and that the forward type is a Permanent 301 forward.
When you have finished, click Save.
The domain forwarding setup may vary depending on your provider. Please contact them directly if you have any questions.
If you have Yahoo Small Business, click here for details on how to add a CNAME.
If you are using Google Domains, click here for details on how to add a CNAME or how to set up the “naked” domain address for your site.
Please note: We only allow CNAMEs as we don’t support a fixed IP address for custom domains.