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If you are concern about anything listed above, Congrats you are no far from the solution.
Blogger is most popular blogging platform, and since the new feature of custom domain appears in Blogger, Almost every blogspot Blogger wants to make their site name more attractive (myblog.com rather than myblog.blogspot.com). If you are unaware, see this, How to use custom domain name on blogger blog.
In our previous post we explained how to forward/redirect naked domain from Yahoo Small Business to Blogger account. Most of people use to buy domain from Yahoo because of its cheap rates, another daddy in market is Godaddy. If you are using custom domain in Blogger and you bought domain from Godaddy, By default Godaddy wont forward your naked domain (without www) to your blogger account. You need to type www compulsory before your domain name, otherwise you will get an 404-page not found or Godaddy default page full of ads and links.
What is Naked domains : In a simple words, a URL without www is Naked URL or Naked Domain. If your complete domain name is http://www.yourdomain.com then http://yourdomain.com is naked domain.
Too much explanation, Now lets start the solution to forward naked domain from Godaddy to Blogger.
If you just purchased the domain and you did nothing in blogger or Godaddy settings then First of all go to this Blogger help page and do all the settings explained, Update your Blogger Settings explained here, then apply the below mentioned steps to fix the naked domain issue.
Update: Godaddy has inbuilt feature to forward your naked domain to full domain (thats what we mentioned in below steps) but Now Google updated settings for naked domain on their help page, which will work with any registrar, Try Google settings first, if it doesnt work, use below one.
1. Log into GoDaddy and Click Domain Manager
2. Click on the domain name that you want to forward to your blog.
3. Find "Total DNS Control and MX Records" link and click it.
4. Find “A (Host)” and Click on the pencil icon (right side of the page) to edit A record.
6. Enter “@” in Host Name Field & “188.8.131.52” in Points to IP Address field, leave the TTL at 1 hour.
7. Click OK, you are almost Done.
It will take 24 hours or maximum time to activate, so Wait for few hours to see the effect. Generally it will be done within few hours only.
Related : Forward Yahoo Naked Domain (without www) to Blogger without any problem.