If you want to add a custom domain name to an Azure Web Site, you are just a few steps away. This quick tutorial will show you how to configure both your DNS zone, as well as your Azure Web Site. I did make a few assumptions though…
- You have already registered your custom domain with a registrar, and have a DNS provider. I usually use GoDaddy for this, but there are numerous other choices. Use whichever one you prefer.
- Since I usually use GoDaddy as my DNS provider, I will show the steps specific to their tools. However, you should be able to complete the exact same steps with your own DNS provider’s administration pages
- I assume you already have a valid Windows Azure account, and a web site configured.
- All of my domain name references assume a “.com” top level domain. You can use any top level domain name you wish though (“.net”, “.org”, “.us”, etc.)
Ok. let ‘s get started: