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Using your own domain name
You can use your own domain name with your forum through one of the following options:
Using a subdomain
You can access your forum using your own domain name by creating a subdomain which points to Website Toolbox.
Setup http://forum.yourdomain.com/ or http://www.yourdomain.com/:
You can fully integrate your forum with your website by customizing your forum to match your website layout and integrating your website log in process.
Purchasing a managed domain
Using a subdomain is the best way to customize your forum URL, but it is also the most advanced and complicated way. Therefore, customers wanting a simpler solution can purchase a managed forum domain name from Website Toolbox for as little as $24.95 per year. You will not need any technical knowledge regarding domain names, DNS, web forwarding, or HTML. Your purchased domain name will be completely setup and managed by Website Toolbox.
Your domain name will point directly to your forum. For example, if you purchase mysiteforums.com, mysiteforums.com would directly load your forum.
More information regarding this option is available in your Website Toolbox account.
Using the embed code
You can embed the forum into your website by following the directions below: