Host your For-Sale landing pages on SSL-secured pages.

If you prefer to host your For-Sale landing pages on SSL-secured pages you have three different options if you are subscribed to the Growth, Profesional or Enterprise plan.

Redirect buyers to SSL secured For-Sale landing pages hosted on Efty.com.

This feature allows you to start directing buyers to secure For-Sale landing pages on Efty.com without having to set up a custom domain.  If you are subscribed to the Growth, Profesional or Enterprise plan you can simply select the “redirect to the efty.com marketplace (SSL)’ option from the drop-down in your Settings > For-Sale landing pages page and you are good to go.

By enabling this feature all visitors on your domains that are using the Efty nameservers (ns1.eftydns.com/ns2.eftydns.com) will be forwarded to SSL secure For-Sale landing pages hosted on Efty.com

It’s important to note that by redirecting your domains to Efty.com the landing page design will be that of the Efty.com marketplace and any customization you have set for a domain name such as the description or a logo will not be displayed.

Redirect buyers to SSL secured For-Sale landing pages hosted on your own marketplace.

If you are subscribed to the Growth or Profesional plan you can redirect buyers to your own marketplace For-Sale landing pages with a single click. By enabling this feature all visitors on your domains that are using the Efty nameservers (ns1.eftydns.com/ns2.eftydns.com) will be forwarded to SSL secure For-Sale landing pages hosted on your own marketplace url. Simply select the “redirect to my Efty Marketplace (SSL)’ option from the drop-down in your Settings > For-Sale landing pages page and you are good to go.

Redirect buyers to SSL secured For-Sale landing pages hosted on your own custom domain name.

This feature allows you to start directing buyers to secure For-Sale landing pages without having to set up a custom marketplace.  If you are subscribed to the Growth or Profesional plan you can set up a custom domain name from the Settings > For-Sale landing pages page in your account. Here’s how to set up your custom domain.

  1. Navigate to Settings > For-Sale landing pages
  2. Click the “Set Custom Domain” link.
  3. Enter the domain name you want to use for your custom domain, including www. Click “Save.”
  4. Sign in to your registrar and make sure the Nameservers for your domain name are set to the default Nameservers of the registrar.
  5. Update your domain name DNS to point your www A record to 159.8.40.55
    Refer to your registrars help section for help setting up an A record or scroll to the bottom of this post for a screenshot of the settings at some of the popular registrars.
  6. Wait anywhere from 5 minutes to 24 hours for DNS to propagate.
  7. Go back to your browser and type in www.yourdomain.com to see if your site is resolving.

Once your site is resolving you can start customizing it, activate an SSL certificate, and link your Google Analytics to start tracking visitor stats. Then simply select the “redirect to my Custom domain’ option from the drop-down in your Settings > For-Sale landing pages page and you are good to go.

By enabling this feature all visitors on your domains that are using the Efty nameservers (ns1.eftydns.com/ns2.eftydns.com) will be forwarded to SSL secure For-Sale landing pages hosted on your own custom domain name.