A CNAME record, or Canonical Name record, is a type of alias used by the Domain Name System (DNS). Among other things, a CNAME record can be used to make a subdomain an alias of an external website
In order to setup a Vanity URL in Operate (learn more) you will need to configure a CNAME that points to the correct URL. This guide will take you through the steps required to configure your DNS record for the vanity domain as a CNAME.
Configuring your DNS record for the vanity domain as a CNAME
Sign in to your DNS hosting provider Control Panel. This may be the registrar of your domain, if you haven’t changed it.
Look for the option to change DNS records.
Locate the CNAME records for your domain.
Do one of the following:
If you don't have a CNAME record for your subdomain yet, look for an option to Add a new record.
If you already have a CNAME record for your subdomain, look for an option to Edit the record.
Point the CNAME record from your subdomain (eg. “my”) to the address displayed on step 5 on your Member Portal