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Nicole Wix Team Wix Team

*This feature has not yet been released to all users.* 
 

You can currently only transfer domains with the following extensions: .com, .org, .net, .biz, .info, .co, .guru, .email, .expert, and .tv

 

You can transfer your domain from another registrar to your Wix account. To transfer your domain, please verify that at least 60 days have passed since you registered or last transferred your domain and make sure that your domain is unlocked.

For more information please click here.

After a domain transfer is successful, your computer/browser might still be directed to the old site when you try to access the domain.

This normally resolves itself after several days depending on the router/browser settings but in order to fix this immediately you should clear your browsers cache and flush the DNS.

 

Note: Transferring your domain to Wix is not the same as connecting your domain to your Wix site. If you would like to keep your domain with your current domain host, but connect the domain to your Wix site, please click here to learn more.

Thanks, Nicole,

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  • tchdtobacco

    Replied by tchdtobacco June 20, 2014

    I purchased a domain and linked it with a Google Site, then I found Wix and decided to buy a subscription and build a Wix site. i have received word that my domain is linked with Wix, but when I try it it keeps going to the Google site, and I can't find anywhere to unlink it on google. suggestions?

    • tchdtobacco

      Replied by tchdtobacco June 20, 2014

      never mind :) got it to work :)

    • Ella Wix Team

      Replied by Ella June 20, 2014

      Thanks for the update!

      Don't hesitate to contact us again - we're here to help! :)

      Ella

  • soniclaz53

    Replied by soniclaz53 June 20, 2014

    made here to publish on website Does elsewhere. I'm kavacikotokiralama.co domains. How can I upload my design there site here

    made here to publish on website Does elsewhere. I'm kavacikotokiralama.co domains. How can I upload my design there site here
    • shayb7 Wix Team

      Replied by shayb7 June 20, 2014

      Hey,

       

      First, please note that connecting your domain to your Wix site is a premium feature and requires to upgrade your Wix site first with one of our premium packages. For inforamtion about our premium packages, click here.

       

      Once your site is upgraded, click here for detailed information on how to connect your domain to your Wix site.

       

      If you need any further assistance, please let us know.

  • li338094

    Replied by li338094 June 20, 2014

    Hi,

    I tried purchasing a domain name from WIX however, I wasn't able to find a suitable domain. So I purchased a domain name from another website called MyDomain. However, I cannot transfer the domain to WIX due to the 60 days rule. Is there any way I could expedite this? I've already purchased a Premium Plan from WIX.

     

    • Kosta Wix Team

      Replied by Kosta June 20, 2014

      Hey,

       

      Please note that the 60 days period is an ICANN regulation, and unfortunately we can not expedite it.   

      Please note that is this period you can connect you domain to your Wix website using DNS (it would simply connect the domain and leave it with your current host), click here for instructions. 

       

      Let us know if you have any questions. 

      Kosta, Customer Solutions.
  • herbbriggs

    Replied by herbbriggs June 19, 2014

    So, if I have one WIX hosting account and have transferred one domain from another company, and if I have been redirecting that domain to an existing WIX site (and have paid for an additional year for the domain) WIX will begin hosting my existing WIX site with the domain name I just transferred?  (That would take a few days to happen, I know.) 

    Is there something else I need to do, or will WIX open up a new (totally blank) site for me under using the domain I just transferred.  That would be bad because the redirect would no longer function and my site would be totally down.  

    • rony Wix Team

      Replied by rony June 19, 2014

       

      You can easily connect your Wix domain with your Wix website.

      You can only assign a domain to a Wix site that has been upgraded to a Premium plan which includes connecting your own domain. If you only have one Premium plan, to reassign a domain, you will first have to transfer the Premium plan to your new site. For more information about transferring Premium plans, click here.

      To assign your Wix domain to your Wix site:

      1. From Domains, under My Domains, next to your Wix domain, click Manage.

      2. Under Domain Summary, under Domain Connects To:, click Change.

      3. Under Point Your Domain, select a Wix site to assign your domain to.

      4. Click Save, then click Done.

      Your Wix domain is assigned to your Wix site.

       

      Rony WixTeam
  • meris252

    Replied by meris252 June 18, 2014

    OK. So it will take 60 days for my site to publish?! "You can transfer your domain from another registrar to your Wix account. To transfer your domain, please verify that at least 60 days have passed since you registered or last transferred your domain and make sure that your domain is unlocked." I just set up forwarding from to SquareSpace last night, but then decided I'd rather use Wix. So now I have to wait 60 days and pay the subscription for 2 months without actually having a website?! I must be missing something? I've had the domain for 2+ years if that matters.

    • shayb7 Wix Team

      Replied by shayb7 June 18, 2014

      Hey, 

       

      Unfortunately it is not possible to transfer a domain during the initial 60 day period after registering the domain. This is in accordance with the regulations established by ICANN (the domain regulatory body), and cannot be circumvented by Wix. This limitation applies to both incoming (to Wix) and outgoing (away from Wix) transfers.

       
      If you are unable to transfer your domain to Wix due to this limitation, please note that you are able to connect your domain to Wix in the meantime. For information about connecting your domain to Wix, click here.
       
      For information about the differences between transferring and connecting a domain to Wix, click here.
       
      If you need any further assistance, please let us know.
  • chris17033

    Replied by chris17033 June 18, 2014

    Yola to Wix?

    Hi,

    I currently have a Yola website. I am looking to transfer my domain and email address purchased through Yola to a Wix website that I am currently building.

    I understand that I have to upgrade my package on Wix, but when I connect my Yola domain to Wix, will I still need to keep my Yola account/Membership or is the domain completely transferred to Wix? I don't want to have to carry on paying for a Yola account and a Wix account.

    Thanks

    • Ritti Wix Team

      Replied by Ritti June 18, 2014

      Hi,

      Wix sites are hosted on our server, that means that you do not need another hosting package at another company.

      Please note that in order to connect your domain to your site you will have to upgrade your account to premium.

       

      You can find all the information regarding the premium plans here.

      In order to upgrade your site , please go to My Sites -> click Upgrade next to the site you would like to upgrade.
       

      For the Wix Premium Learning Center, click here.


      Check out our current promotion:

      Unlimited Sale

       

      Best, Ritti
  • Ritti Wix Team

    Replied by Ritti June 17, 2014

    Hi,

    If you attempted to transfer your domain name to Wix from another registrar and the transfer failed, you will be automatically refunded.
     

    Please allow up to 20 business days from the failure date for the refund to settle in your account.

    Best, Ritti
  • mail7553

    Replied by mail7553 June 17, 2014

    I am trying to transfer my site to wix without much luck due to my previous host...my website is www.njroberts.com and my 
    EPP key: 515d8bc408453513

     

    I ant find an easy way to do this...can you please set it up

    • dinamiso Wix Team

      Replied by dinamiso June 17, 2014

      Hi,

      You can currently only transfer 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, please verify that at least 60 days have passed since you registered or last transferred your domain and make sure that your domain is unlocked.

      For more information please click here.

       

      Dina-Wix Team.

  • ropeaccesslogistics

    Replied by ropeaccesslogistics June 17, 2014

    Please advise if I can have my own internet service provider host my website here in South Africa and if this is possible how can I do this. I have my own domain name and currently it is pointing to the wix website. When I follow the best reply instruction it does not show an option under the advanced tab to transfer the website to a new host.
    Thanks.
     

    • Hércules Wix Team

      Replied by Hércules June 17, 2014

      If you want to transfer your domain, so Wix will be your domain host, please refer to the Best Reply above.

      Hércules
  • capitalcity11

    Replied by capitalcity11 June 17, 2014

    refund for my domain

    I have been trying to transfer my domain with difficulty and have so far paid once with Godaddy for the domain and twice with Wix for www.alexstearn.com

    I have just completed the transfer process again 

    Please can you send me a refund for one of them.

    Kind Regards

    Alex

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