Custom Domain for your Github pages

Akash Bijwe
2 min readAug 6, 2020

Yes, You can add a custom domain name for your Github page. You just need some basic knowledge of git and domain configuration.

Custom domain name for GitHub page
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1.You should have your own GitHub page, If not then this article might help you.

2. You have your own custom domain name purchased and have access to domain configuration.


Before start, I assume you have your Github page up & running.

First, you need to create a new file in your repository as CNAME then add your domain/subdomain name & commit.

Github CNAME

2. Configure DNS

Now go to your Configure DNS section of your DNS provider, You need to add two “@” type A records that point to the GitHub IP's

and one “www” CNAME record that points to your URL.

Done! You did it! 🥳🍻

For detailed information about the custom domain for Github, you can visit this article.

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