Setting Up A Godaddy Domain for Heroku

by Jess Brown

If you have a client using Godaddy, here's a quick tip for setting up a Godaddy domain for heroku.

 heroku domains:add

That's easy enough to go into Godaddy's DNS manager and add a cname for www and link it to your heroku domain

But, heroku doesn't support naked domains ( Some providers like DNSimple provide an alias for a naked domain. The next best thing is a forwarder. After setting up your CNAME record, exit out and find the link to turn forwarding on. Then, forward to (default is 301 want that). Now you're good to go!

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