How do I set up a Vanity URL to go to my Splash page?

Here's a breakdown of how the Vanity URL setup works, which is available with our Enterprise offering Splash for Business.
 
Most importantly: Make sure you have a custom domain that you already own ready to connect to your Splash page. We support all domains, especially those ending in .events!
 
1. Create the Splash page, which automatically creates a splashthat.com subdomain for your page.
 
2. Head to the Settings tab on your page's toolbar. If you don't see the Vanity URL field, please reach out to have it applied to your page. It's included with your Enterprise license!
 
3. Enter the domain name that you would like to connect with the Splash page.
 
* This can be entered at the time of purchase or edited later within the Settings tab of your toolbar, shown below in the Vanity URL field. Type the domain that you own in the field and don't include www. or http://. This part will automatically be included. Don't forget to click Save!
 
 
4. Direct the domain's DNS settings to Splash. 
 
If you're going use a regular domain like myfirstevent.com, follow the steps below. If you'll be using a subdomain like invitation.myfirstevent.com or myfirstevent.com/invitation, stop right here and check out the steps in this article.
 
For regular domains, you will need to create an A record that points to our IP address within web host. To do this:
 
1. Head to the domain registrar's website where you purchased the custom domain (or contact your IT team).
2. Go to the Zone File Editor for the domain name you want to update.
3. Click Add New Record (The Add DNS Record window displays).
4. From the Record type list, select A(Host)
5. Complete the following fields:
    1. Host Name: Enter the host name the A Record links to. Type "@" to point directly to your domain name 
    2. Points to IP Address: Enter the IP address 54.84.134.174
    3. TTL: leave the default setting
 
6. Click OK
7. Delete any previously listed A Host records that are not directing to Splash.
8. Click Save Zone File.
9. Click OK. (The new A Record displays in the A (Host) section).

 

If you'd like your www version of the site to also point to your main site, you can add another A record pointing to the same IP address.

It should look a little something like this:

 
If you've followed these steps and are still having trouble, submit a request at the top of the page and we'll take a look!
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