You can link your own domain name with your Squarespace site using our Domain Mapping feature. This feature is available to all plan levels.
The following instructions are for configuring your domain via iWantMyName.com . These instructions assume you have already registered a domain with iWantMyName.com, and can take up to 48 hours to propagate through the Internet.
Note: You must use IWantMyName's nameservers in order to successfully map a domain.
Step 1 - Login to Your iWantMyName.com Account
Using the sign in prompt in the top right corner of the screen at http://iwantmyname.com, enter your login credentials and click Continue (secure connection).
Step 2 - Go to the Setup Tab in your iWantMyName.com Dashboard
Once you are logged in, click Apps & Services in the Setup drop-down menu and select Squarespace from the web application directory.
Step 3 - Click the Install Squarespace Button
Simply click the Install Squarespace button and all DNS settings will be applied to your domain name automatically.
Step 4 - Link Your Domain To Your Squarespace Site
Login to your Squarespace website. Navigate to the [Website Management > Structure > Custom Domain] area. Click the Link Domain option and add your custom domain to the domain URL field.
Once you've linked your domain it will appear in the Custom Domain area immediately. Both the www and non-www version of your domain are automatically added and you can toggle your domain to display the version you prefer by clicking the Toggle WWW link next to the domain.
Note: DNS updates can take up to 48 hours to fully propagate on the web depending on your provider. You can use these steps to check the status of your domain at any time.
See also the Squarespace Domain FAQ for more information about managing domains in Squarespace.