Connect a custom domain with Notion Sites

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If you already have a custom domain, you can use it with Notion Sites. Learn how to do this, both in Notion and in your DNS provider 🔧


Note: The following is only available on Plus, Business, and Enterprise plans.

Workspace owners on Plus, Business, and Enterprise plans can connect existing custom domains with Notion Sites by purchasing the custom domain add-on. This add-on is $10 per month, or $8 per month with annual billing. Learn more about pricing and billing here →

To connect a custom domain with Notion Sites:

  1. Go to Settings & members in your sidebar → Sites.

  2. Next to Domains, select New domain.

  3. Select Custom domainContinue.

  4. Enter your custom domain → Continue.

    There are a few important rules to follow when adding your domain to ensure a smooth setup:

    • You must already have purchased your domain from a DNS provider.

    • When entering your domain, you must include a subdomain. This is typically www, but any other subdomain works too (ex.: careers.my-domain.com or portfolio.my-domain.com).

    If you want your root domain to point to your Notion Site, we recommend setting up your subdomain to www and setting up a redirect with your DNS provider. Here are some instructions from common providers for how to set this up:

  5. You’ll be prompted to go to your DNS provider and add a CNAME record for the domain you want to connect. Set the CNAME target to external.notion.site.

  6. Next, add a TXT record for the domain. You can copy the record name and value for easy use.

  7. Select Verify.

Once you add a custom domain, you’ll see it and its status in your list of domains.

When you use a custom domain with Notion Sites, you’ll also have the option to remove any Notion branding for that custom domain. Learn more about customizing your Sites in this article →

  1. Go to Settings & members in your sidebar → Sites.

  2. Next to your desired domain, select •••.

  3. From here, select Delete to remove your domain. If any Notion Sites have been published to the domain you’re trying to delete, you’ll be asked to unpublish those Sites before proceeding.

Note: When you delete a custom domain, you'll still be able to use it with Notion Sites until the end of your current billing cycle. After that time, you will no longer be charged for that custom domain.

Below are instructions for setting up your CNAME and TXT records with some of the most common DNS providers.

Note: The screenshots used below are just examples. Make sure you use your specific values as you follow the steps!

GoDaddy

  1. Find your domain and select Manage DNS.

  2. Add the CNAME and TXT DNS record. In this example, because we’re setting up the subdomain www.my-domain.com, the CNAME will be set to www. Make sure to adjust accordingly depending on your chosen subdomain.

  3. Select Save All Records.

  4. Confirm the two records have been successfully added.

Namecheap

  1. Go to your domain list and find the domain you want to set up with Notion.

  2. Open the Advanced DNS tab.

  3. Add the CNAME and TXT DNS record. In this example, because we’re setting up the subdomain www.my-domain.com, the CNAME will be set to www. Make sure to adjust accordingly depending on your chosen subdomain.

  4. Select SAVE ALL CHANGES.

  5. Confirm the two records have been successfully added.

Squarespace

  1. Open the Domains tab and select the domain you want to set up with Notion.

  2. Open the DNS Settings tab.

  3. Add the CNAME and TXT DNS record. In this example, because we’re setting up the subdomain www.my-domain.com, the CNAME will be set to www. Make sure to adjust accordingly depending on your chosen subdomain.

  4. Save your changes.

  5. Confirm the two records have been successfully added.

Cloudflare

  1. Find Websites and select the domain you want to set up with Notion.

  2. Using the left navigation menu, select DNSRecords.

  3. Add the CNAME and TXT DNS record. In this example, because we’re setting up the subdomain www.my-domain.com, the CNAME will be set to www. Make sure to adjust accordingly depending on your chosen subdomain.

  4. Make sure Proxy status is toggled off.

  5. Add the TXT record.

123-reg

  1. Find My Products and select the domain you want to set up with Notion.

  2. Open the DNS Records tab.

  3. Add the CNAME and TXT DNS record. In this example, because we’re setting up the subdomain www.my-domain.co.uk, the CNAME will be set to www. Make sure to adjust accordingly depending on your chosen subdomain.

  4. Select Save.

  5. Add the TXT record.

  6. Select Save.

  7. If you would like to set up your top-level domain (in this case, my-domain.co.uk) to redirect to the domain you have set up with Notion (www.my-domain.co.uk), open the Forwarding tab. Then, select Set up and enter your domain.

Note: Your DNS records might display a period at the end of your subdomain. While in general this shouldn’t impact your setup, you can try removing this if you’re having issues connecting your custom domain with Notion Sites.


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