Can you use a custom domain with Heroku?

You can buy a custom domain name with a domain registration service. Add the custom domain to your app with the heroku domains:add command. Look up the Heroku-supplied DNS target for the custom domain using the heroku domains command. Configure your app’s DNS provider to point to the Heroku-supplied DNS target.

How do I change my domain name on Heroku?

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  1. Add the domain to your heroku app => heroku domains:add domainname.
  2. Go to your domain service provider account and update/add a “www” CName DNS record and point it to your heroku app (e.g.

Is adding custom domain to Heroku free?

Domains can be added to both free and paid Heroku apps and adding domains does not incur extra charges. For verification purposes, you must verify your Heroku account to add domains to apps.

How do I add a custom domain to GoDaddy Heroku?

Pointing Godaddy domain to Heroku app

  1. Add Custom Domain. Add custom domain on Heroku $ heroku domains:add
  2. Configure DNS. Go to Godaddy and configure DNS. Login to Godaddy and click “DNS zone file” tab.
  3. Trouble Shoot. Now if someone goes to “”, they will be directed to your Heroku app.

How do I redirect non www to heroku?

Go to the record editor and a DNS records for the host name, pointing to the Heroku SSL endpoint:

  1. If the host name is the root domain (e.g. ): add an ALIAS record to point to Heroku.
  2. If the host name is a subdomain (e.g. ): Add a CNAME record to point to Heroku.

How do I set up a CNAME?

Create a CNAME record on your domain

  1. Log into the control panel.
  2. Click DNS settings on the Advanced settings tile.
  3. Go to DNS records.
  4. Under create new record, click CNAME.
  5. Enter the following details:
  6. Click Create record to save your settings.

What can you do with a custom domain?

What can you do with a domain name?

  1. Create a website. The classic use case for a domain name is using it as the address of your website.
  2. Create custom email addresses.
  3. Use your domain name for Cloud services.
  4. Use your domain as a link shortener.
  5. Use your domain name to forward to social media.

How do I setup my own domain?

Here are the steps for buying and registering your domain name.

  1. Choose a Reliable Domain Registrar.
  2. Find a Domain Availability Checker Tool.
  3. Choose the Best Domain Name Option.
  4. Purchase Your Domain Name and Complete Its Registration.
  5. Verify Ownership of Your New Domain.
  6. Find the Owner’s Contact Information.