Configuring your site
All of your site’s initial configuration is done on Blot’s dashboard. Ideally you shouldn’t need to visit it that much.
Moving your existing site to Blot
I’ve written scripts to generate a folder of Markdown files from sites hosted on Tumblr, Wordpress, Jekyll and Squarespace. None of these scripts is connected to a web interface. If you contact me, I’d be very happy to run them on your site and send you the result.
Using your own domain
Let’s say you own the domain
example.com and would like to point it to your site. First, you must decide whether you would like to use the apex domain, which is just
example.com, or a subdomain like
How to use a subdomain
Go to your domain’s DNS page. This is usually where you bought the domain. Create a
CNAMErecord which points to
blot.imfor the subdomain you’d like to use.
Tell Blot your full domain, including the subdomain, on the dashboard.
How to use an apex domain
Go to your domain’s DNS page. Create an
ALIASrecord which points to
Tell Blot your domain on the dashboard.
If you cannot create an ALIAS record for your apex domain, use the
www subdomain and redirect the apex domain.