Every landing page will have a default .pages.services attached to the end of the landing page site. You will need to add a CNAME record to your tracked site in order to remove the .pages.services within the URL. This article will detail how to add and configure CNAME record settings for landing pages.
The following user roles can create landing pages:
- Marketing Managers
Regarding Landing Page URLs
In a landing page, the default URL structure is as follows:
To remove the .pages.services after your URL, you will need to add CNAME records to your DNS settings. Once your landing page site is enabled, the URL structure will be established as you add landing pages to your funnel. The following example contains the URL structure for landing page funnels with more than one page.
[domain name]/[funnel slug]/[hyphenated page title][.html]
Consider, as an example, that attached to a landing page blog is a three-page funnel with the funnel slug google-analytics. The page titles are listed as Page One, Page Two, and Page Three. To link to Page Two, the URL would appear as the follows:
Adding or Editing CNAME Records
In order for tracking activity to appear in SharpSpring for the landing page site, you will need to ensure the CNAME record has been properly set up with your domain host.
To add or edit CNAME records, do the following:
- Log in to your domain host.
- Locate the host's domain settings, CNAME settings, or DNS management.
Note: These are sometimes labeled as Manage Domains or DNS Records and may be located under more advanced settings.
- Navigate to where you are able you to add CNAME records or aliases.
- Enter your landing page site as the host or alias.
- Enter your SharpSpring URL as the value destination or points to link:
|Value Destination/Points To:||http://subdomain.domain.com.pages.services