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How to verify your blogger custom domain ownership using Google’s Unique Security Token

How to verify your blogger custom domain ownership using Google’s Unique Security Token-When you purchase a domain name from a Domain Registrar and want to use it on your blog you will need to prove that you are the real owner of this domain name otherwise Google will not accept it on your blogger blog. Google has provided an easy system to verify the ownership of your domain using Google’s Unique Security Token. The verification may differ on the websites of various domain registrars. The procedure to verify ‘godaddy’, a prominent registrar is given below -
 Login to your blogger dash board
Click settings and select basic. The following screen will appear.


Under ‘Publishing’ click ”Setup a third party URL for your blog”, Now the following screen will appear.

Type your ‘Domain Name’ which you have already purchased just after ‘http://’. Please start your URL with ‘www’ because if you don’t type you will receive a message that naked domain names are not accepted.
Click ‘Save’.
You will receive an error message like the one given above –
Now in the above error message find the word ‘here’ as shown above and click it. Now you will receive a message asking you to leave the page. Like this –


Please click ‘Leave Page’. Now you will be directed to Google webmaster domain verification page and the following screen will appear-

Select your domain name provider. Then click “Add a TXT record.
You will be provided a string like this.

google-site-verification=5yWQaa0kLXUXQpxmtZ1DjYw7yXf4-ShGlrjPuI0lKWQ

Now login to ‘godaddy’, the registrar of the domain.

Click ‘My Account’ and then click ‘manage my ‘domains’. All your domains will be listed.


Select and Click the domain name you want to verify. You will be directed to the new page, the Domain Details page like this- 

Now click ‘DNS Zone’, the next screen will appear like this.
Now click ‘Use Classic DNS Manager’. Your blogs ‘Advance settings’ will be displayed like this –
Scroll down and find TXT(Text) and click ‘Quick add’. A new row will open.


Under Host put’@’ and copy the text string you received on Google Domain Verification page and paste it under under ‘Text Value’. You may leave the TTL as default.
Click 'Save  Zone file' on Top Right or bottom left and follow instructions if any.
Now go back to Google webmaster Domain Verification page and click ‘Verify’.
You must receive congratulation message from google web master.
That all. You are done.

1 comment:

  1. Very good and informative post Sampat Kumari jee, I too wrote the same things in my blog on how to move blogspot blog to your own domain name: http://www.inewsindia.com/2014/03/05/how-to-move-blogspot-blog-to-your-own-domain-name/ though you illustrated the steps in a great way...

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