Custom Domain Name with Netlify and 123-reg

Quick instructions for getting a custom url working with Netlify and 123-reg.

Custom URL with Netlify and 123-reg

  1. Update A record

123-reg > domain name > Advanced domain settings > Manage DNS (A, MX, CNAME, TXT, SRV) > Advanced DNS > Change top 'A' to 104.198.14.52 > Delete any other 'A' records.

More info here: https://www.netlify.com/docs/custom-domains/

  1. Update Nameservers

123-reg > domain name > Change Nameservers (DNS):

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dns1.p02.nsone.net
dns2.p02.nsone.net
dns3.p02.nsone.net
dns4.p02.nsone.net

More info here: https://www.123-reg.co.uk/support/domains/how-do-i-change-the-nameservers-for-my-domain-name/

  1. Setup https

Netlify > Settings > Domain Management > HTTPS > SSL/TLS certificate > *

  • Love this bit! The button here will automatically update and have the correct action you require e.g. first 'Custom domains panel' to set the domain, then when that's done it will update to 'Setup the Certificate', then 'Retry' (propagation can take up to 24 hours). Bravo Netlify 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

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