Maintain your brand's experience by allowing members to land on your own custom domain or subdomain! With a pro or enterprise plan, you can point members directly to your personally branded community.

Please note that by upgrading to a custom domain you will lose Facebook and Twitter OAuth with Circle. Those users will only be able to log in if they have set a password under their Account → Authentication section. You can use SSO if you'd like and provide your own endpoints.

✅  Step 1: Set your CNAME record
Set a CNAME record pointing your custom domain, to your Circle community URL in the format of [slug] This process shouldn't take up more than 5 minutes of your time.

Below are links to popular hosting platforms, along with guides for setting up a CNAME. If you don't see yours below, searching your platform along with the keyword CNAME should point you in the right direction.

*Please note that CNAMEs cannot be set on the root domain level i.e. [your-domain].com . However, you should be able to use 'www' as your subdomain in your CNAME record, and then set up a redirect from [your-domain].com to www.[your-domain].com. Depending on who your domain provider is, you can look into their help docs for support with redirecting your domain.
✅  Step 2: Enter the custom domain in your settings
Navigate to your Settings → Custom Domain and enter your custom domain. You won't be able to proceed unless your CNAME record is properly set up.

Next click 'Setup domain' and you will see that your custom domain is pending which requires about 2 hours for verification.

🏁  That's it! Once your domain is verified, everything will auto-direct everything to the new domain. Members can still access your community with the Circle URL, or the custom domain.

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