Host mapping - Changing the URL of your Help Center

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  • Brett Bowser
    Zendesk Community Team

    Hey Cory,

    This may be related to a known issue that came up in the past around SSO. I'm going to create a ticket on your behalf so our Customer Advocacy team can look into this further with you.


  • Samrat Komaravelli

    Images in the document are not indicative of current setup. for ex: the SSL certificate page.

  • Matt Wilson

    *WARNING* -- Similar to two others we (only now) see in the comments, we're currently stuck after trying to change from one host map URL to a new one following a rebranding.  The SSL tab in Zendesk continues to show the old hostname with no way to remove or change it.  The other two in the comments had to go through Customer Advocacy to get it resolved, so I'm assuming we will, too... but it's after-hours, so we can't. 

    *REQUEST* - Please, please, please update the "Side Effects" article to warn people that they will need to make the change via the support department and *during* their Zendesk plan's support hours!

  • Nicole S.
    Zendesk Community Team

    Hi Matt -

    Thanks for your comment. We'll send your recommendation to our documentation team for review.

  • Steve Wekarchuk

    Is it correct to assume that if we implement 'Host Mapping', that the URL agents email customers from the Knowledge Capture (Link Article) function will be the new URL and not the "" URL?

    Thanks, Steve

  • Erika Camille Sundian
    Zendesk Community Team

    Hello Steve,

    Yes, once you have implemented host-mapping, all the existing embedded links in your Help Center articles will redirect as expected. We can confirm that article links in Knowledge Capture will continue to work and will simply redirect to the corresponding article in your newly hosted domain as expected.

  • Rex Jakobovits

    I upgraded to Support - Team so that I could use host mapping.  I followed the instructions and now gets redirected to  I was really hoping that our help articles would live directly under rather than redirecting. I don't want our customers to see "" in the URL; that was the whole point!  Am I missing something?

  • Pawan Gupta

    Good step

  • William Brown

    Hi there,


    I have followed the above steps, and want to alter the domain of our email address from to


    Is this possible? Or do the above steps only apply to support centers?


    Thanks very much in advance




    This ticket has been edited by the Zendesk Community Team to redact email addresses.

  • chen wang


    My company made a mistake when doing CDN acceleration domain name.

    ' is a valid CNAME but does not reference Please verify your DNS settings.'

    Is there any document or operation method that can assist us to add CDN to accelerate the domain name


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