You all know about Tumblr blog platform for casual bloggers, and they have a cool option to use our own domain on your tumblog. This feature will make your blog professional and you don’t have to use your-name.tumblr.com.

To get started, you have to own a domain name. If you don’t have one, then check this guide on how to choose domain names for blog. Now after you have the domain, se your tumblr domain; you can set the main domain or a sub domain for your tumblog. For an example, you can use yourname.com or sub.yourname.com -either way you have to change the DNS of your domain.

Create an A record for your domain or ask your support team to do that for you and set the value: 72.32.231.8

Now after you’ve done that, now you can test your domain here,

How to setup a custom domain name/ address in Tumblr? blogkori

Now do to your dashboard > Customize and click “Info” tab and select your custom domain and click “Save changes

How to setup a custom domain name/ address in Tumblr? blogkori

Now after you changed the domain, your domain may not point to your blog immediately. Usually it takes a couple of hours and up to 48 hours to set up correctly.