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Connecting A Domain Name You Bought Through Joy (provided by GoDaddy) To Your Wedding Website
Connecting A Domain Name You Bought Through Joy (provided by GoDaddy) To Your Wedding Website
Updated over a week ago

Calling all trailblazing couples who've embarked on the journey of custom domains! If you acquired your domain right here on Joy, (powered by GoDaddy) we're here to help you set it up so it forwards to your Joy site. If you took a different route and purchased your domain through another provider, click here.

Now, let's dive into this step-by-step guide for connecting your custom domain, ensuring your Joy wedding website shines like never before!

  • Log in to your account, here.

    • Your domain was actually purchased through GoDaddy so the login information might be different than your Joy login

  • If there's a banner asking for email verification, don't leave it hanging; please check your inbox for the verification email. Complete the verification before you continue.

  • Once your email is verified, click "DNS" under My Products, then "Forwarding" on the next page.

  • Click "Set up" under Forward my domain.

  • Add your Joy URL to the URL field.

    • Your Joy URL will start with and has something unique after the slash, like your names. Not sure what your Joy URL is? Click here for a guide how to find it.

  • Click "Continue" and you're set.

Pro Tips:

  • Don't forget to use 'HTTPS' in your forwarding link for top-notch speed and performance. ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

  • Should you decide to change your Joy URL (for instance, from to, you'll need to repeat these steps and work your domain connection magic again with the updated event handle.

  • Once you've set up forwarding in your domain dashboard, open your website in a private/incognito browser window. This way, you can accurately check if your forwarding settings have taken the stage. If you attempt to open your custom domain in the same browser window you used earlier, you might not see the magic due to caching.

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