Connecting your Hover domain to Pattern by Etsy

This tutorial will show you how to Connect your domain name at your Pattern by Etsy.

To point your domain name at Pattern by Etsy, please complete the following steps:

How to Connect

  1. Log into your Hover account on the sign in page: https://www.hover.com/signinScreen_Shot_2017-08-23_at_2.03.45_PM.png
  2. From the Your Account menu, choose Domains.

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  3. Click on the domain you wish to connect to. 

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  4. Ensure in the Nameservers section on the Overview page the name servers are pointed to ns1.hover.com and ns2.hover.com.

    PLEASE NOTE: changing your nameservers may disrupt any domain forwards or email hosting services.  If you are in doubt whether this applies to you, please contact customer service by email at help@hover.com, live chat down below in the chat window, or give us a call at 1-866-731-6556 Mon-Fri 8am-11pm, Sat-Sun 8am-8pm EST.

    If you need help editing your nameservers see: How to: Change your domain nameservers 

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  5. Next, up to the right, click the Connect tab.

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  6. It will list all the services, click Select on the one you wish to connect your domain to.

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  7. Follow the directions, choose a subdomain and then click Connect.

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  8. Now your domain is connected and should look something like this.Screen_Shot_2017-07-28_at_3.04.32_PM.png

Update your Pattern Dashboard

In your Pattern account, go to the Domain settings portion of the dashboard and in the text field below Own a domain? Connect it to your Pattern Site enter your domain name with the subdomain you opted to use while connecting on the Hover page so they match exactly, whether you selected www.yourdomain.com or store.yourdomain.com.

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Connect and complete

To complete setup go back to Hover and click the Connect button. Our system will automatically add the information Pattern requires directly to your DNS manager in the Hover account. You can check those records out by clicking on the DNS tab of your Hover account.  Now your domain is connected to your website at Pattern. Keep in mind that it can take up to 48 hours for your domain to update.

 

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