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Can I use my own domain name?

You can’t customize your Paperbell shop or package URLs, though we plan to add that in the future. (We’ll keep you posted!)

You can use your own domain “on top” of Paperbell so that your domain appears when someone is on a Paperbell page. This can be done via a domain redirect.

Don’t worry! It’s not as tricky as it sounds — most of the work will be with the company that hosts your site.

How to Redirect Your Domain to Paperbell

You can tell the company that hosts your domain to redirect it to your Paperbell shop or package page. This means when someone types in your domain (like CoachLisa.com) it will redirect to Paperbell (and show your Paperbell URL).

Search your domain name provider for “forward,” “forwarding,” or “redirect” for instructions.

You may also want to “mask” or “cloak” the Paperbell URL, so a visitor would only see your domain’s URL. To do that, you’ll first set up forwarding, and then follow your domain host’s instructions (GoDaddy, HostGator, NameCheap). The caveat is that masked domains often don’t display well in mobile, and can be funky on social media sites as well!

Maybe you want to keep your website on CoachLisa.com but you’d like to be able to send people to CoachLisa.com/coaching/ and have them land on your Paperbell shop page.

You’ll need to create a URL redirect that goes from a specific page on your site to a Paperbell page.

If you use WordPress, we like the Redirection plugin for this. Here are the wix and squarespace instructions.

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