By Martin Stut, 2009-01-24

All of this is already written in the online help of, but I found it noteworthy how easy this is:

  1. Log in to and create a blog. For the time being assign it
  2. Arrange a CNAME record for the (sub)domain of your future blog to point to I did that through the administration interface of my shared hosting account with Hetzner, so now is a CNAME to
    Because it was a new (sub-)domain of an existing domain, as opposed a new or changed domain, the entry spread across the Internet within less than a minute.
  3. Enter your domain in the 'Custom Domain' option on the Settings | Publishing tab.

That's it. You can now look at my new brainchild using a address.