Adding A Bluehost Domain

  Do you want to use a domain purchased/registered in Bluehost in your ClickFunnels account? This tutorial will teach you how to add a CNAME record in Bluehost so you can point your domain to ClickFunnels.  

  Prior to getting started, you will need to have the following:  

  Follow these steps to integrate your Bluehost Domain:  

Bluehost offers two account management interface options: Rock and Legacy. The steps you follow to add a CNAME record to point your domain to ClickFunnels will depend on which interface you choose. For the purpose of this article, we’re covering the process of adding a CNAME record from the Rock interface, which is the most recent UI.

   Step 1: Adding CNAME Records to Bluehost 

 In order to use your root domain in ClickFunnels, you will need to add two CNAME records in Bluehost  if you purchased the domain only.  One record to point to ClickFunnels and another one to point
If you  purchased and are hosting your domain with Bluehost  you will need to add one CNAME record to point and add a 301 redirect rule. This will take your customers to your funnel whether the www is used or not before the root domain. Please follow the instructions below that go over how to add these records in Bluehost. 

 1.  Log in to your Bluehost control panel.  

 2.    Click the  Domains  tab from the side navigation menu to the left.  


 3.  Next to the domain name you wish to update, click the   down arrow   next to   Manage   .  


 4.  Click   DNS   from the drop-down menu.  


 5.  You can also click   Manage   .    (optional)   


 6.    Then select  DNS  from the top navigation menu.  (optional)   


 7.  Locate   CNAME (Alias)   .  


 8.  Click on the   Add Record   button.   Please skip steps 8 to 12 if you are hosting your domain on BlueHost.    


 9.  Enter @ in the   Host Record   field.  


 10.    Enter in the  Points To  field.  


 11.  Leave the   TTL   field at its default setting:   4 Hours (min)   .  


 12.  Click on the   Save   button.  


 13.  Click  Add Record  


 14.  Enter www in the  Host Record  field.  


 15.    Enter in the  Points To  field.  


 16.  Leave the  TTL  field at its default setting:  4 Hours (min)  


 17.  Click  Save  . Move to step 2 if you only purchased your domain from Bluehost.  


18. Please proceed from this point if you are hosting your domain on Bluehost.

 Important Note  : The  Advanced  tab will load your cPanel.  Legacy  accounts will feature a  horizontal navigation  bar at the top of the screen, while  Bluerock  account users will see a  vertical navigation  menu on the left-hand side of the screen. To learn more, please see  Bluerock vs. Legacy  .


  1. Log in to your  Bluehost control panel  .
  2. Click the  Domains  tab from the side navigation menu to the left.
  3. Next to the domain name you wish to update, click the ▼ icon next to Manage, then choose  Redirects  from the drop-down menu that appears.
  4. You may also click  Redirects  on the left side menu, under the word  Domains. 


  1. Log in to your  Bluehost control panel. 
  2.    Click the  domains  tab from the navigation menu that stretches across the top of your screen.
  3. Click the  redirect  sub-menu.

From the  add redirect  menu, you will need to choose  Permanent 301:  A 301 redirect will update the visitor's bookmarks and direct search engines to the new site.

Url to Redirect

  1. Choose the domain name you would like to redirect using the drop-down menu.
  2. If you would like to redirect a single page or directory, you can use the text field following the drop-down menu to enter the name of the folder or file.

Destination URL

Enter the full URL of the page you will be redirected to in the  "redirects to"  text field.

 Note:  You need to enter the protocol as well, e.g. https://

WWW Redirect options

1. You will need to be redirecting to  www.  Select  "Redirect with or without www."  this option will redirect all visitors.

2. Click the  "Add this redirection"  button to create the redirect.

  Step 2: Add Your Domain Within ClickFunnels  

  1. Starting from the ClickFunnels dashboard navigate to  account settings 

  2. From the account settings navigate to  domains  .

  3. From the domains, menu select  add new domain. 

  4. Select the option  existing domain  .

  5. From the add your domain field you want to remove the  www  and then add your  subdomain dot your  then select a domain.

  6. Since we have already configured Bluehost, please go ahead and select  I have done this step  .

  7. Next, we need to associate this subdomain with one of your existing funnels from the menu options select  associate funnel  .

  8. Your subdomain should now be verified.

  Step 3: Secure Your New Domain  

  1. Click the three dots next to your subdomain and then click  Edit. 
  2. Next to SSL, click  Expand  .
  3. Click  Add SSL  .
  4. Wait about 10-15 minutes, as per the notification.
  5. Return and click  Expand  .
  6. Click  Check Now  .
  7. When successful this a success message will appear.

If you have any questions about this, please contact our support team by clicking the support icon in the bottom right-hand corner of this page.

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