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How to Set Up your Custom Domain in Google Domains

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If you are using Google Domains as your domain hosting provider, then you need to follow the next steps to connect your purchased domain with your LearnWorlds school.

Create a CNAME Record in Google Domains

1. Log in to your Google Domain account and click "My Domains".

2. Select the domain that you would like to use for your school and click "Manage".

3. Click on the left sidebar "DNS".

4. Scroll into the section "Custom Resource Records".

5. In Name, enter the subdomain you wish, e.g. www. A subdomain precedes your main domain name. For example in, www is the subdomain. You can choose any other name for your subdomain, just make sure that it does not have the same name as an existing record.

6. In Type, select CNAME.

7. In TTL, you can leave the field to 1H.

8. In Data, enter your LearnWorlds school URL (e.g. or, or

9. Click Add.


  • Make sure to replace from the examples with your LearnWolrds school URL. 
  • Do not include the https:// before your LearnWorlds URL or the / after.

Create an A Record in Google Domains

If you don't want to use a subdomain, but only the naked domain (e.g. without www), you need to create three A records:

1. In the Name field type the symbol @

2. In Type, select Type A 

3. In TTL, you can leave the field to 1H.

4. In Data, add the following values/IP addresses:


5. The final result needs to be three total A records including the mentioned values/IP addresses.

Check if the CNAME record is successfully added

1. Go to Google Admin Toolbox.

2. Insert your domain (without https:// or / at the end). For example, or

3. If the CNAME record is correct, the Learnworlds URL will appear in Target.

Request the domain's change in your school settings

1. Navigate to Settings → School Settings → Site URL/Domain.

2. Type the subdomain you created.

3. Click on Change Domain.

4. A pop-up message will appear confirming that your domain will be ready within the next 5 minutes.


  • You can have up to two secondary domains available. 
  • You can change the primary domain to a different custom domain, as long as the records remain correct.

  • You cannot delete the default LearnWorlds URL.

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