A vanity URL is a custom URL that redirects to the SurveyMonkey Apply web address of your site. This article covers how to apply a vanity URL to an SM Apply site to make your site URL easy to remember and share.
Adding a Custom URL is only available for Enterprise clients.
A vanity URL acts as a mask and will remove the smapply domain from your sites web address. Preferably a vanity URL is short, easy to remember, and allows you to keep your brand consistent. A vanity URL must be purchased from a domain registrar.
In most cases, you will want to contact your IT department to handle the configuration required for associating your vanity URL to your domain name as updates to DNS settings are required.
Using a vanity URL will require some changes to your DNS settings in order for your browser to match the new URL with your SM Apply site. This process will vary depending on the domain registrar you are using, but most registrars will have extensive documentation on their unique process.
Generally, these steps consist of:
If the CNAME has not been added successfully or has not yet been recognized the error message “your domain is not a valid domain” will be displayed after selecting save.