Your Envato Sites website comes with a built-in domain for testing purposes (e.g., but we strongly recommend that you connect a memorable and relevant custom domain name to launch your website. 

If you don't already have a custom domain name, you'll need to purchase one through a reputable domain name registrar. We have tested Envato Sites with a number of popular registrars, but most registrars should be compatible.

NOTE: In order to connect a custom domain name you will need to subscribe to a paid plan. See pricing and plans for more information.

Domain registrars we've tested and recommend

The following popular domain name registrars have been tested by our staff to ensure that their built-in DNS services work well with Envato Sites.

Other domain registrars 

If you're considering buying a domain through another registrar, there are a few things you need to check to ensure they're compatible with Envato Sites. 

  1. Do they have a built-in DNS (Domain Name Server) service?
  2. Does their DNS service allow you to set a CNAME record?
  3. Does their DNS service allow you to set a Redirect record? This may also be known as "forwarding". Not all registrars offer this.

If you're not sure, contact the domain registrar's support team and ask them to review this guide.

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