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Changing URL for LJ/DW? "Please do my homework for me" [Apr. 20th, 2012|05:01 pm]
John
Hey, folks. If I want to use LiveJournal or DreamWidth as a blogging engine, does anyone know if I can set it up so that people can browse my blog as LonghairedWeirdo.ShamanicWeirdness.com, say?

(Assuming I own the domain, which I do....)

I don't suppose it really matters, I'd need an LJ/DW account as a back-end. But I kinda like the idea of having "my" URL, even if it's just a cover for a backend account.
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[User Picture]From: susandennis
2012-04-21 12:24 am (UTC)
You could, possibly, set up a website with what we used to call in the olden days, an iframe and feed your LJ/dw through that... that might work.

http://www.w3schools.com/tags/tag_iframe.asp

It's usually used for videos but I'm not sure it wouldn't work. (enough negatives in that sentence, for you?)

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[User Picture]From: wyang
2012-04-21 10:59 am (UTC)

work, but may not be ideal.

See http://wdy.me/jpalmer.html -- it works, but may be less optimal than using the CNAME method. I'll leave the link up for a week or so.

Edited at 2012-04-21 11:03 am (UTC)
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[User Picture]From: sbisson
2012-04-21 12:42 am (UTC)
Yes, there are tools in the LJ code for it.

I have www.simonbisson.co.uk pointing at my LJ.

Edited at 2012-04-21 12:43 am (UTC)
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