How to Add Your Custom Domain to Short Menu

Last updated May 31, 2024


With Short Menu, you can connect your custom domain to easily brand every short link you create on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac.

Last updated May 31, 2024


With Short Menu, you can connect your custom domain to easily brand every short link you create on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac.

Last updated May 31, 2024


With Short Menu, you can connect your custom domain to easily brand every short link you create on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac.

Before You Start

Make sure you have the following ready:

  • Download the Short Menu app on iOS or Mac.

  • A custom domain. If you don't have one yet, you can get one from:

  • Domain provider login credentials. If you already own a domain, ensure you can log in to your domain provider's website.

Make sure you have the following ready:

  • Download the Short Menu app on iOS or Mac.

  • A custom domain. If you don't have one yet, you can get one from:

  • Domain provider login credentials. If you already own a domain, ensure you can log in to your domain provider's website.

Make sure you have the following ready:

  • Download the Short Menu app on iOS or Mac.

  • A custom domain. If you don't have one yet, you can get one from:

  • Domain provider login credentials. If you already own a domain, ensure you can log in to your domain provider's website.

Step 1

Open The Custom Domain Settings

To add your domain, open the Short Menu app and navigate to the settings.

  • On Mac: Click the menu bar icon, then the three dots next to the domain input field. Select 'Settings' from the context menu.

  • On iOS: Tap the gear icon in the top right corner to open the settings.

To add your domain, open the Short Menu app and navigate to the settings.

  • On Mac: Click the menu bar icon, then the three dots next to the domain input field. Select 'Settings' from the context menu.

  • On iOS: Tap the gear icon in the top right corner to open the settings.

To add your domain, open the Short Menu app and navigate to the settings.

  • On Mac: Click the menu bar icon, then the three dots next to the domain input field. Select 'Settings' from the context menu.

  • On iOS: Tap the gear icon in the top right corner to open the settings.

Step 2

Enter Your Custom Domain

In the settings, go to the 'Custom Domains' tab and tap 'Add Custom Domain'.

  1. Enter your domain name.

  2. Indicate whether your domain is already used for your website or if it is unused.


If your domain is already used for a website:

You need to add a subdomain. Follow the domain setup instructions in the app.


Example subdomains:

fyi.yourdomain.com

go.yourdomain.com

links.yourdomain.com

try.yourdomain.com


Feel free to be creative with your subdomain name.

In the settings, go to the 'Custom Domains' tab and tap 'Add Custom Domain'.

  1. Enter your domain name.

  2. Indicate whether your domain is already used for your website or if it is unused.


If your domain is already used for a website:

You need to add a subdomain. Follow the domain setup instructions in the app.


Example subdomains:

fyi.yourdomain.com

go.yourdomain.com

links.yourdomain.com

try.yourdomain.com


Feel free to be creative with your subdomain name.

In the settings, go to the 'Custom Domains' tab and tap 'Add Custom Domain'.

  1. Enter your domain name.

  2. Indicate whether your domain is already used for your website or if it is unused.


If your domain is already used for a website:

You need to add a subdomain. Follow the domain setup instructions in the app.


Example subdomains:

fyi.yourdomain.com

go.yourdomain.com

links.yourdomain.com

try.yourdomain.com


Feel free to be creative with your subdomain name.

Step 3

Edit Your DNS Records

You will now see the DNS records you need to configure with your domain provider.


  1. Configure both the CNAME record and the TXT record. This is essential for your domain to work with Short Menu.


  1. Enter these records on your domain provider's website.


For assistance, refer to these guides for popular providers:


GoDaddy:


NameCheap:

You will now see the DNS records you need to configure with your domain provider.


  1. Configure both the CNAME record and the TXT record. This is essential for your domain to work with Short Menu.


  1. Enter these records on your domain provider's website.


For assistance, refer to these guides for popular providers:


GoDaddy:


NameCheap:

You will now see the DNS records you need to configure with your domain provider.


  1. Configure both the CNAME record and the TXT record. This is essential for your domain to work with Short Menu.


  1. Enter these records on your domain provider's website.


For assistance, refer to these guides for popular providers:


GoDaddy:


NameCheap:

If you encounter any issues or need further assistance, email us at [email protected].



Note: Domain configuration may take anywhere from 1 to 24 hours to take effect.

If you encounter any issues or need further assistance, email us at [email protected].



Note: Domain configuration may take anywhere from 1 to 24 hours to take effect.

If you encounter any issues or need further assistance, email us at [email protected].



Note: Domain configuration may take anywhere from 1 to 24 hours to take effect.

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