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To connect your site to a domain please visit our Domain Portal or view the video below. The connection may take up to 72 hours to take effect.

Check out this video for instructions:

Connecting a domain to your site is a premium feature, if your site is not yet upgraded please click here.

If you do not have a domain you can buy one from Wix, click here to proceed.

Already connected your domain but having problems? Please click here.

Transferring your Wix domain to a different host: If you have a Wix domain, click here for instructions on how to transfer it to a different host.

Transferring your domain name to Wix:  *This feature has not yet been released to all users.*  You can currently transfer only domains with the following extensions: .com, .org, .net, .biz. and .info. You can transfer your domain from another registrar to your Wix account. To transfer your domain, verify that at least 60 days have passed since your registered or last transferred your domain and make sure that your domain is unlocked. For more information please click here.

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  • lexbusiness

    Replied by lexbusiness 6 hours ago

    I have connected my website to my domain, previously purchased at 123-reg - and all settings seem to be working and the website was displaying yesterday.  However today it comes up with Page Cannot Be Found!

     

    HELP

    • Or Wix Team

      Replied by Or 2 hours ago

      Hi there,

       

      Your site loads up with no trouble using www.lexbusiness.co.uk on my end.

      Please clear your browser's cache and try loading your site again. You can find step by step instructions here.

       

      Please let us know should you require further assistance. 

      All the best, Or - Wix support team.
    • lexbusiness

      Replied by lexbusiness 36 minutes ago

      I have done the above, and reinstalled web browsers but still no luck, the same message appears.  It happens on every PC in the office connected to the internet.  When our customers search they are able to see our website and also I can see it on my iPhone on 3G.

  • billcameron

    Replied by billcameron 15 hours ago

    Hello, I need more help than this feed. None of this is making any sense to me. I have a domain hosted through DreamHost. They're not in your list. I need guided help to getting this WIX site connected.

    Bill

    • Eileen Wix Team

      Replied by Eileen 12 hours ago

      Hey Bill

      You can connect the domain to your Wix site using name servers.

       

      When connecting your domain to the Wix name servers there are two important steps that you must complete.

       
      1) Firstly you must go to Subscriptions > Domains) and add your domain. 
      For more information, please click here.
      2) Please contact your domain host and ask them to connect your domain via the name servers (ns1.wix.com & ns2.wix.com).
       
      Both of these steps are essential and the omission of either will result in a domain that’s not connected correctly.
      You can troubleshoot your domain here.
       
      Note: Please make sure to firstly add your domain name under the Wix domain manager
      Eileen, Wix Team.
  • henrysusa

    Replied by henrysusa 20 hours ago

    Dear Wix,

    I'm currently using Dot5Hosting to host my website and I bought my domain from them as well. I created an account with wix to create a new website and I still working on it.

    My question is: Once I'm done creating my wix website how can I make it work with my domain name?

    Please help I'm really confuse and I don't want to waste my time working on my wix site if I'm not going to be able to make it work.

    Waiting for your help

    Val

    • Danna Wix Team

      Replied by Danna 18 hours ago

      Hi Val!

       

      What you could do, is to maintain your existing domain subscription and simply have it point to your Wix site! This means that you'll continue to pay your current host for the domain hosting and they'll control your domain records, but the domain will be directing your viewers to your Wix site.

       

      To connect your Wix site to your domain, you will need to upgrade to one of the following premium plans:

       

      - Connect Domain Plan (this plan does not remove Wix ads)
      - Combo Plan
      - Unlimited Plan
      - eCommerce Plan

       

      To learn more about our premium plans and what they include, please click here.


      If you have already purchased a domain from another hosting company, click here to learn how to connect it to your Wix site.

       

      In order to complete the process, you will need to ask your current hosting company (the company you purchased your domain name from), to point your domain to the Wix server using the following CNAMES: ns1.wix.com & ns2.wix.com.

       

      I hope this helps! Please feel free to contact us again for any future assistance!

       

      Danna- Wix Team
    • henrysusa

      Replied by henrysusa 17 hours ago

      Thanks Danna

    • Eileen Wix Team

      Replied by Eileen 14 hours ago

      Hey henrysusa

      We're happy to help! 

      Please do not hesitate to contact us should you require any further assistance.

      Eileen, Wix Team.
  • kimmel259

    Replied by kimmel259 20 hours ago

    Hi, I am trying to connect my domain floteksolutions.com and I keep running into connection errors. Really need some help!

     

    Kayla

    • Danna Wix Team

      Replied by Danna 18 hours ago

      Hi!

       

      I can see that you have properly assigned your domain to your Premium site, however, the pointing configuration with your registrar isn't updated with the Wix name servers.

       

      In order to complete the domain connection process, please ask your hosting company (where you purchased your domain name from) to point your domain to the Wix server using the following cnames:

       

      ns1.wix.com

      ns2.wix.com

       

      Note that once they have made the changes, the domain can take 72 hours to fully propagate.

       

      Let us know if you require any further assistance!

       

      Danna- Wix Team
  • julianofs

    Replied by julianofs Yesterday

    Dear Wix team,

    I've got the Google domain www.emporio-castelo.com, but it is not connecting to my Wix site. I'm a layman on this matter and I don't know what to do. Please help me.

    Thank you.

    • Barrios Wix Team

      Replied by Barrios Yesterday

      Hi,

       

      I checked your domain conenction and it appears that your pointing configuration in your registrar (not Wix, but your actual domain host) is incorrect. If your registrar is Godaddy click here, otherwise here

       

      We are here should you require further assistance.

      Many thanks, Barrios
  • sjphillips7

    Replied by sjphillips7 Yesterday

    Hi I have purchased a domain elsewhere but it is not connecting to my wix site.

    My domain is shangye.co.nz

    The support have said:
    "it is still pointing to 23.236.62.147, which is not going anywhere."

    could you let me know how to get this working
     

    • Rapido Wix Team

      Replied by Rapido Yesterday

       

      I have visited your domain and I see it is correctly directed to your Wix site. Your site works perfectly!

      If you are still having trouble viewing your site, please try doing the following:

      1) Go here and click on "Delete all sites". Then clear your browser's cache.

      For step-by-step instructions about how to clear your browser's cache, please follow this link.
      You can also find a video tutorial here.

      2) Try to Flush your DNS. For detailed instructions on how to do so please go here.

      3) Please go to the Windows start menu->click on 'run'-> select the first option: 'Run'-> type: 'ping yourdomain.com'->A window will pop with an IP address. Please run this test from several computers.

      For Mac users: Go to ‘Application’ then open ‘Terminal’ and type: 'ping yourdomain.com'->A window will pop with an IP address. Please run this test from several computers.

      -If you receive an IP address on your computer other than the IP you see here and you see this IP from other computers please contact an IT expert in your area for further troubleshooting.

      -If you receive a different IP than the IP you see here from multiple locations, please send it to us in order for us to check it.

  • richlipski

    Replied by richlipski Yesterday

    Go Daddy Domain

    So I'm sure this has been covered before. I made my free wix site just the way I want. I went to Go Daddy and purchased the domain I want. I followed all instructions to connect them listed here (http://www.wix.com/support/main/html5/domains/connecting-domains-hosted-elsewhere/connecting-your-godaddy-domain-name-servers#). Now it tells me I have to wait 60 days or pay a monthly fee to Wix (which would give me a domain for much more than Go Daddy)??? The 60 day wait is unacceptable from a business aspect. I've already bought promotional materials to advertise the new domain. Makes the Wix site worthless. Is there a way around this or should I just go elsewhere?

    • Mauro Wix Team

      Replied by Mauro Yesterday

      Hi richlipski,

      Thanks for contacting us.

      The 60 days restriction applies for the case that you want to transfer your domain to Wix.

      However, you can connect your domain to Wix following the instructions in the best reply of this thread. 

      Please check it and if you have any doubts don't hesitate to come back to us.

      Cheers,

      Mauro. Wix Team
  • hadimorphotography

    Replied by hadimorphotography Yesterday

    Hello,

    How can i connect my domain (purchased from wix) to my free wix account?

    Should i upgrade first ?

    Thanks

    Hadi

    • Eileen Wix Team

      Replied by Eileen Yesterday

      Hey Hadi

      Indeed, connecting a domain to a Wix site requires an upgrade to a premium plan.

      I can see that you have upgraded today and your site is up and running- which is great!

      Please let us know if you need any further assistance. 

      Eileen, Wix Team.
  • stumpstandards

    Replied by stumpstandards 2 days ago

    Please help. My domain name isn't working with my Wix site

    Good day, I am in need of some assistance. I have followed all the instructions I could but I've seem to have missed a step. I have purchased a domain: stumpstandards.com (through Blue host) back in grad school and would still like to use it.

    Attached is my current "zone editor" page. Can you spot the issue? I hope so. Ive waited the necessary72 hours and really cant afford to wait much longer.
     

    Cheers

    • Ira Bel Wix Team

      Replied by Ira Bel Yesterday

      Hello,

       

      We can see that your domain is connected properly to Wix, and it is running online just fine:

       

       

      While browsing on the web, your computer and browser stores various information. This build up of information can sometimes cause conflict.
      Please clear your browser's cache. You can find step by step instructions here.
       

      If the issue remains, please provide us with a screen shot of what you see when you enter the domain address.

      For instructions on how to take a screenshot, please use this link.

      To upload the screenshot, simply click on the "Upload" button and follow the steps.

       

      Thank you, we are awaiting your reply.

  • littleredpicnic

    Replied by littleredpicnic 2 days ago

    Hi Guys,

     

    Thank you so much for the response, it is unfortunately still not working!!!!

    I sent your reply to my domain registrar in verbatim & they called me to say that when they connect it, it now gives an error with a 2 x www e.g. www.www.thelittleredcompany.co.za

    They have asked me to forward you the following message:

    Please forward us the A record and the www. record for  thelittleredcompany.co.za so that we can make the correct update on our system.

    Looking forward to your swift response.

     

    Best,

    Leanda

     

    • Ella Wix Team

      Replied by Ella Yesterday

      Hi Leanda,

      Thanks for contacting us!

      I can see you have recently connected your domain. Please note that after such a change, the domain is going into a propagation state. This means it might take up to 72 hours for the domain to be properly connected.

      During this period, common issues are double www sets (www.www.domain.com), domain redirecting to free site URL, or domain available on some platforms only. All of these problems are symptoms of the propagation state.

      Please allow 72 hours to pass.

      Should the problem persist after this period of time, please let us know.

      Ella

    • littleredpicnic

      Replied by littleredpicnic Yesterday

      Thanks Ella,

      I will let the guys know at the registrar & get back to you if there re any problems.

      Leanda

    • Ella Wix Team

      Replied by Ella Yesterday

      Great!

      We'll be here if you need us :)

      Ella

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