When it’s buying a new domain name, GoDaddy is the largest domain registrar in the world, there is no doubt about that. If you just bought a WordPress Hosting plan from SiteGround with an existing domain name with GoDaddy, then this tutorial will help you to point your domain from GoDaddy to SiteGround.
Although, you can buy a domain name from SiteGround also. But you will not get any discount on the domain from SiteGround. In fact, doesn’t offer FREE domain name with their WordPress hosting plans. If you want you can buy, but it’s good to buy a domain from a dedicated domain registrar only.
Steps To Point a Domain from GoDaddy to SiteGround
So, first of all, you have to find out the DNS server records of your SiteGround hosting. Whenever you buy a hosting plan, you will get a dedicated DNS server names that you have to provide in your domain name settings.
Add Domain Name To SiteGround Dashboard
First of all, you have to log in to your SiteGround dashboard. Click on the SETUP button.
As soon as you click on Set Up Site, you will find 3 options to add a website to SiteGround. You can follow this complete SiteGround tutorial and finish adding your website. As soon as you add your domain successfully on SiteGround, you will be able to see like below.
Find out DNS Name Server Details for SiteGround
Click on the Site Tools button. You will find a screen like below where you can see the name server details mentioned for your website.
Change DNS Name Server Details To GoDaddy
The next step is to access your GoDaddy account and click on the domain name. In that case, I have clicked on my domain name DNS server details and you can easily find an option to change them.
Save The DNS Settings
As soon as you are done with the DNS name server details change on GoDaddy, make sure to click on the SAVE button. Immediately you will get a message like below.
Features may be unavailable while we process your updates. Some updates require confirmation—please check your inbox for a possible confirmation email.
Generally, it may take 72 hours maximum for Nameserver propagation. Some extensions may take longer, but propagation will take place eventually. Just stay calm for the next 1-2 days and your website will be live as soon as the propagation is complete.
Conclusion: Point Domain (DNS) from GoDaddy to SiteGround
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