Your WhatsForms can be loaded on your custom domain. For example; URL that looks like this:
can be set to load on your website like:
Here are the steps to follow.
TLDR: Add a CNAME DNS record for subdomain → whatsform.com
Setup custom domain in WhatsForm Dashboard
Click on Settings and then General. In this example, we will load our form on the URL form.micro.company
Point CNAME to the subdomain
This is the second step. You have to add a CNAME record in your website DNS settings. Depending on your DNS provider, the steps can change a bit. Here are the instructions if you are using GoDaddy:
Go to My Domains and select Manage DNS for your website.
Now you will see all the DNS records already added. Click on the ADD button to add a new record.
Add the details.
Set Type as CNAME.
Host should be set to your subdomain name. Here it is form.
Points to should be set to whatsform.com
Leave TTL to the default value.
And then Save the record.
Test the custom domain
Once you are done with the setup, just test the URL on a browser.
Adding DNS record in Cloudflare
If you are using Cloudflare to manage your website DNS, then there is an additional step you need to take care of.
Click on Add record under DNS settings and provide the details as shown below.
Make sure that the Proxy status is set to DNS only.
If you are unfamiliar with CNAME records or DNS settings, kindly contact your hosting provider or web development team. They can do this for you in a minute.
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