How do I set up your own domain to a dynamic QR code generator / white label

Most dynamic QR code generators available online use their own link shortener, meaning, if a user scans they might often first see the domain of the QR code software that he is using.

With QRTiger, you can choose to add your own domain and use the software as your own known as white labeling. 

There are many different benefits to using your own domain:

A. Branding - User can see your brand when they scan a QR code, this helps in your branding and marketing campaign and it's much easier for users to click on the URL.

B. Editable - You can still redirect the URL of your domain to any other URL yourself. Just go over to your QRtiger code generator dashboard. 

To set up your own domain, follow these steps:

Step 1: First, go to the service center or Cpanel of "the hosting of your domain" ( =where you bought your domain name)  

Step 2: Create a sub-domain such as "qr.yourdomain.tld"  

(.tld stands for your domain extension as .com, .org, .net, .fr, .cn, ..... ) so make sure to put the correct extension of your domain. Example: qr.giftlips.com


Step 3: Update the DNS settings of this sub-domain. Set type to "CNAME" and place "qr1.be" in the CNAME value. 


Or add a new CNAME record and delete the old A record.Step 4: Once that’s set up, log in to our software and go to your “Account” on QRtiger. You can find your "account" by clicking on your name in the upper right corner.

Step 5: Choose the "Your own domain” option from the menu above. 

Step 6: Enter your sub-domain (such as "qr.yourdomain.tld") in the short URL field and verify.

Note that it may take up to 24 hours before all worldwide DNS servers are updated and for our system to recognize the changes.

Also note that we will add https (let's encrypt) to your new sub-domain, if we have no access it will not work. 

If you encounter any difficulties or have any queries setting up your own short URL domain, please get in touch with your IT or hosting company. 

If you have any questions you can always contact us on our website.  

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