Site Factory

Pointing your domain name

After you have your new domain name (based on Acquia’s domain name registrar recommendations), point your domain name or subdomain name to your website running on Site Factory.


If your Site Factory subscription already has a custom domain name, you must add a 301 redirect for any extra domain names you add to the .htaccess file for your website’s codebase. Not implementing the redirect may cause HTTP 404 Not Found error messages to be cached for your new custom domain.

To point your domain name to a website, use one of the following procedures, depending on whether you are adding a domain to a website or a site collection, and the method supported by your domain name registrar:

Be patient, as this step can take up to 24 hours for DNS entries to propagate across the Internet.

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