Advice and answers from the Beacon Team

If you are on the Beacon Agency Plan you can make the web versions of your eBooks available at a domain name of your choosing. For example: http://ebooks.yourwebsite.com

In order to configure this setting you must first access your domain registrar account and add a CNAME record. Here's how to do it:

1. Sign in to your domain registrar account (e.g. godaddy.com etc).

2. Find the page for editing your domain's DNS records. The page might be called something like DNS Management, Name Server Management, or Advanced Settings.

3. Add a CNAME record for your custom domain. Here is an example for an imaginary domain called yourwebsite.com:
Record Type: CNAME
Name/Host/Alias: ebooks
Destination: beacon.by

4. Save and wait for the new record to take effect, which can take up to 72 hours to propagate across the whole internet.

Your Custom Domain will now be: ebooks.yourwebsite.com.

Next you must add this custom domain to your Beacon account. You can do this by visiting the Custom Domain Section of the settings page:

Next, add in the custom domain that you set up earlier:

Finally, click save. It may take up to 72 hours for the changes to take full effect.

Please note you will still access your Beacon account via the main login panel at beacon.by/login

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