Using Custom URL Shortener with

I'm a big fan and recently I registered a shorter URL to use for short links - and I went for I sat down to configure my new domain with, and it was very straightforward (I'd almost say "designer-proof"! /me ducks).

  • First: register your domain
  • Log in to your registrar's control panel and add an A record*
  • That's it! In about 24 hours, you'll be able to shorten with your domain

* or a CNAME if you want to use a subdomain of an existing domain. has excellent instructions here: