How to connect your .NU domain name to Squarespace

Connecting your .NU domain name to your Squarespace website can be done in just a few clicks.

Building your own website is very easy to do. Knowing how to code can give you a lot of flexibility, but website builders such as Squarespace are opening up new possibilities for people with big ideas but not a lot of technical skill. You can jump in and start easily building your own website yourself, making use of the free trials that many website builders offer, and see how exciting it is to watch your own ideas come to life!

The right .NU domain name for your site

When you’re ready to share your website with the world, you’ll want to make sure that your site’s domain name reflects your identity and resonates with your audience.  Squarespace by default puts your site on a customizable “Built-in Domain” that looks like the very common yoursitename.squarespace.com.

Something NU

Find an available .NU domain name and register it at nunames.nu:




Connect your .NU domain to Squarespace

  1. Login to your Squarespace account ;
  2. Select the website you want to connect to your .NU domain;
  3. Select Settings;
  4. Select Domains;
  5. Select Use a Domain I Own;
  6. Type in the domain that you would like to assign to your website;
  7. Under Connect this domain (Recommended), select Connect from provider;
  8. Select your domain provider (NuNames LTD or other) if it’s listed, or other;
  9. You will receive a message that says Connecting in progress [your-domain].nu is connecting to your site. Continue to set up your DNS records.
  10. Click OK
  11. Squarespace will now show you the DNS Settings for the domain. In a new tab or window, log in to your nunames.nu account to manage the DNS settings and follow steps 4-6 in Squarespaces’ step-by-step guide for updating the records. The DNS settings for your domain can be accessed under the