Adding a CNAME Record

Setting up a CNAME record will allow you to create a custom affiliate tracking link URL for PayKickstart.

From your Paykickstart Vendor account, from the drop down menu on the top right, click on Platform Settings. Under Domain settings, you have the option to define your own affiliate URL.

Create a CNAME Entry:

If you want to use a subdomain, of an existing domain you have as your “Short URL” in paykickstart, you need to create a CNAME record in your DNS settings for that domain. The following settings should be entered.

Name: The name you’ll be using for this subdomain e.g. http://name.mydomain.com (bolded part)
Type: CNAME
Value: paykstrt.com

Create an A Record Entry:

If you’ve purchased a new domain and want to use it as your Paykickstart Short URL, you will need to create an A record your domain’s DNS manager. You should use these values:

Host: yourdomain.com
Host: A Record
Value: 52.73.96.147
TTL: 600

 

 

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