How to add a custom domain


After choosing the template, the next step for setting up your account will be adding a custom domain. It is a unique name that identifies your website. 

Important Note: Adding a custom domain is not compulsory. Your website can act as one of Uteach’s subdomains.

When you register, the system provides you with a subdomain with your brand name plus


However, you can connect your own domain. To add a custom domain, please follow these steps

Step 1.  Navigate to the Settings tab on the left of your dashboard.

 Click on the Domain subtab.

Here you can see your current active domain.

To change the existing domain, fill in the field Add new domain.

Adding a custom domain to the Uteach website.

Step 2. After clicking on the Save button, the instructions will be displayed.

The instructions also contain the nameservers you are going to use.

Step 3. Log in to your hosting provider account and enter the provided nameservers. 

If you haven’t decided where to buy the domain yet, our best recommendations are GoDaddyNamecheapHostingerBluehost. They are budget-friendly and simple to manage.

As you are back on the dashboard, your new domain name will appear in passive mode. Click on the button Set Active to make it your primary domain.

You can watch the video to see all these steps in action



When can I see the changes?

After you have changed the nameservers, it will take up to 24 hours for the new change to appear.Unless the domain is changed, you will see an error message saying that you have not set up a DNS yet. 

What domain options do I have? 

You have 2 options to add; a domain and a subdomain.

How do I add a domain? 

When adding a domain, you will have to change the nameservers.

How do I add a subdomain?

When adding a subdomain, you will have to add CNAME.

Where do I get DNS records?

When you change the nameservers, Uteach provides the opportunity to add some DNS records.

Where do I get an SSL certificate?

Uteach provides the SSL certificate. You will just have to wait up to 1 hour.

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