Set Up a Custom Domain

WIth addpoll you can set up your custom domain.
First you need to decide what you want your subdomain to be. If your website is www.yoursite.com then you might choose research.yoursite.com, for example.

Then you need to create a CNAME DNS record to your hosting or domain name registered for the subdomain of your choice and point it to private.addpoll.com

How to enable custom domain

1) Go to http://www.addpoll.com/profile/domain.

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2) Click on enable domain and on domain field enter the address that you created, e.g. research.yoursite.com. You can also include a Google Maps Api Key.  Below you will find additional design options like uploading your Logo and including Header and Footer Html.

3) Click Save.

4) Now go to Dashboard and click on Get code click under one of your surveys or forms to get your new address.

Direct link now looks this one: http://research.yoursite.com/survey/demographics

How to create a CNAME 

Creating CNAME (GoDaddy)

1. Log in to your Account Manager.
2. Next to Domains, click Launch.
3. Do one of the following:

• From the Tools menu, select DNS Manager, and then click Edit Zone for the domain name you want to update.
• Click the domain name you want to update, and, in the DNS Manager section, click Launch.

How to add a CNAME Record

1. Go to the Zone File Editor for the domain name you want to update.
2. Click Add New Record. The Add DNS Record window displays.
3. From the Record type list, select CNAME (Alias).
4. Complete the following fields:
Enter an Alias Name — Enter the subdomain name for the alias assignment. For example, type www.
Points to Host Name — Enter the host name you want the alias to point to. For example, type @ to map the alias directly to your domain name.
TTL — Select how long the server should cache the information.

5. Click OK.
6. Click Save Zone File, and then click OK. The new CNAME record displays in the CNAME (Alias) section.

How to edit a CNAME Record

1. Go to the Zone File Editor for the domain name you want to update.
2. In the CNAME (Alias) section, click the CNAME record you want to edit.
3. Edit any of the following fields:

Host — Enter the subdomain name for the alias assignment. For example, type www.
Points to — Enter the host name you want the alias to point to. For example, type @ to map the alias directly to your domain name.
TTL — Select how long the server should cache the information.

4. Click Save Zone File, and then click OK.

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