How to set a form custom domain

Mask formaloos with your own domain/subdomain using Formaloo's custom domain feature. Easily set up with CNAME records.

Updated over a week ago

Formaloo's Customized Domain feature allows you to mask the portion of the URL, so it appears that the formaloos are hosted on your site.

To set up your domain/subdomain with Formaloo, you need to add a CNAME record.

Additionally, it would help if you pointed your branding in Formaloo towards your domain/subdomain.

1. Add a CNAME record

Custom domains can be used with any subdomain (i.e., but currently are not supported for proxied domains.

Note that the subdomain will only show formaloos. It is not able to display other content, such as your homepage or blog.

  1. Sign in to your account with your domain host provider (i.e., GoDaddy, Cloudflare, Bluehost, etc.)

  2. Locate where your domain's DNS (Domain Name System) records are managed. This will vary from provider to provider. This task could be referred to as DNS Management, Name Server Management, or Advanced Settings. It is usually found in the CPanel or within your provider's dashboard.
    Learn how to add a CNAME record for Cloudflare, GoDaddy, Siteground, HostGator, and Bluehost.

  3. Locate the CNAME records for the subdomain you want to use. You may already have one or more records resembling:

  4. If required, select which domain you want to add a CNAME record for.

  5. Choose the Add a CNAME record. Enter the name of the subdomain you want to use for your Formaloos. Or, insert "@" if you want to point your entire domain.
    Note: Some domain providers will autofill the ending of your app or form URL. For example, if you type, they will update this to: Double-check your subdomain URL to make sure you are adding the desired CNAME record.

  6. In the CNAME or “Target” field, enter this:

You will need to create a CNAME record, pointing your domain to:

If you want the custom domain to open your formaloo form.

2. Ensure your CNAME change is propagated

It can take up to 24 hours for the new DNS information to propagate. While your CNAME record has now been created, please wait up to 24 hours to see it work. You can check that your DNS records are fully propagated on or similar services.

3. Set the custom domain on your forms/apps

You can also have multiple custom domains activated on your forms and apps. There are two main ways you can use custom domains in Formaloo:

Method 1: A custom domain on all forms in your workspace

This way, you can customize the address of all your formaloos automatically to your domain/subdomain. It is a great option if you want all your forms and apps to work with the same root domain automatically.

This method applies your custom domain to all forms and apps. This way, your forms & apps can be opened with their URL ending appended to your custom domain.

Go to your Workspace Settings page in your dashboard. Provide your custom domain or subdomain. This will enable a custom domain on your workspace.

🗄️ Old dashboard:

Important note: When you enable this, all your forms and apps will be accessible. Enter the formaloo’s URL ending at the end of your custom domain to access them. This URL ending is the unique address of each formaloo.

Remember to add your form or app’s URL to the end of your custom domain. This will enable you to open your forms and apps.

Method 2: A custom domain on each formaloo, individually

You can also point to a separate domain/subdomain for each of your formaloos!

Custom domain on your form

Open your form and click on the 'Share' button. Then you can add your custom domain and it automatically will be saved.

🗄️ Old dashboard:

To enable this on a form in the old dashboard, right-click your formaloo in the dashboard and choose “View responses”. Then go to the “Share” tab, and click on the “Customized link (custom domain)” link.

On the opened page, enter your desired domain/subdomain & hit save. Please note that if your CNAME record hasn’t been propagated yet, you can’t save it here.

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