If you purchased your custom domain through Google Domains you can follow these instructions to configure your domain for use with Cratejoy.

Note: Running into problems? Checkout our FAQ here.

This guide will walk you through setting up a custom domain with Google Domains.

If you just purchased the domain name moments ago and/or just updated your DNS settings on Google Domains, it can take several hours (sometimes up to 48 hours) for the settings to propagate and your site be up and running.

Managing your New Custom Domain

Below is the account management area at Google Domains. Click "My domains" to see a list of your domains. You should only have one if this is your first domain.


Click on the icon below "DNS".


Scroll down to "Custom resource records"


Add DNS Settings

Fill these fields

First field: @

Second field: A

Third field:30m

IPv4 Address:

First field: www

Second field: CNAME

Third field::30m

Domain name: lb.cratejoy.com


Add it to Cratejoy

Go back to your Cratejoy account and make sure your custom domain entered in. Do not include www when entering in your domain in the custom domain section.


Your new domain may take a few hours to work. Clear all your cookies and cache on your browser and load up your new site!

Note: Setting up your custom domain this way means you do not have to make any adjustments to your nameservers. This is true no matter where you've purchased your domain name from.