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A free Wix URL is made of username.wix.com/sitename. Changing your username and/or site name will change your free Wix URL.

 

To change your username: Sign in to your Wix account > click My Sites > hover over the user panel at the top right > click Account Settings > under User Name, enter your new username.


To change your site name: Sign in to your Wix account > click My Sites > next to the relevant site, click Manage Site > on the right, under Handy Shortcuts, click Show More > click Rename.
 

To change the free Wix URL to a domain name that you own, you will first need to upgrade to a premium plan that includes this feature. For more information and to purchase a plan, click here.

If you haven't yet purchased your own domain name, you can purchase one directly from Wix! To learn more about purchasing a domain from Wix, click here.

 

Note: If you sign up for a Yearly Combo, Unlimited or eCommerce plan, you will receive a voucher to get a domain free for a year! Click here to learn more.

 

If you were referring to changing your domain name to another domain that you own, this can be done from the Domains page.

To access this page: From the top menu, hover over Subscriptions > click Domains.

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  • gerrybutler

    Replied by gerrybutler 4 days ago

    hi! i want to change part of my address, made a mistake on it so..

    the part after /

    is it that it can only be changed once or..?

    cause now it says: ''you can connect a domain to your wix site by purchasing the premium package''

    • Jonathan Wix Team

      Replied by Jonathan 3 days ago

      A free site's name format is user-name.wix.com/site-name so you need to change the site name (the part after /). To change your site name: Sign in to your Wix account > click My Sites > next to the relevant site, click Manage Site > on the right, under Handy Shortcuts, click Show More > click Rename.

       

      This has nothing to do with being a premium user or having a domain connected to your website. If however you wish to upgrade your site you will be able to connect a domain to it and circumvent the free site's name, you site will have only the domain's name.

    • gerrybutler

      Replied by gerrybutler Yesterday

      thanks, that helped. but now a new problem, it wont show the page. it says:

      Your site isn't published yet!
      To get your site online, click Publish in the editor.

       

      and i have published it now twice! ans still :S

    • Jonathan Wix Team

      Replied by Jonathan Yesterday

      You have 4 websites, please tell us which one does what you have described so we can look into this.

    • gerrybutler

      Replied by gerrybutler 6 hours ago

      oh, right sorry. its the ''truth by trevor''

  • daligapa

    Replied by daligapa 4 days ago

    I have a question about the user name and domain name for my two free sites on wix. Right now the URLs are myname.wix.com/myname and myname.wix.com/secondsitename. The first site name is fine as is, but I want to change the user name "myname" on the second site to secondsitename.wix.com/secondsitename. Is there a way to have two different user names on two different sites? (In other words, I don't want my actual name to show up on both sites, just on one. If I change the user name on one site at the moment, it gets changed to the same name on the other site automatically.) Thanks!

    • Jonathan Wix Team

      Replied by Jonathan 3 days ago

      As you said, a free site's name format is myname.wix.com/myname always so if you wish to have a site have a different first segment create a new user account and transfer the site to this new account.

       

      To transfer a site: Sign in to your Wix account > click My Sites > next to the relevant site, click Manage Site > on the right, under Handy Shortcuts, click Show More > click Transfer Site > fill in the information in the pop-up windows that follow.

       

      The owner of the account receiving the site will receive an email from which they can confirm the transfer.

    • daligapa

      Replied by daligapa 3 days ago

      Thank you!

    • Etti Wix Team

      Replied by Etti 3 days ago

      We're happy to help! 

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

  • beautybychloe

    Replied by beautybychloe 4 days ago

    hi,

    how do i change the part of the web address after the / ??

    • shayb7 Wix Team

      Replied by shayb7 4 days ago

      Hi,

       

      The structure of a Free Wix site URL is username.wix.com/sitename. You can change your site name by following the next steps: Sign in to your Wix account > click My Sites > next to the relevant site, click Manage Site > on the right, under Handy Shortcuts, click Show More > click Rename.

       

      For more information, please refer to the Best Reply above.

       

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

  • becwomersley

    Replied by becwomersley July 16, 2014

    If people have the .wix address to view the website and I upgrade to premium - will they be directed to the new site with my own domain or still see the wix ads etc.? Or is that web address deemed invalid?

    Cheers!

    • Danna Wix Team

      Replied by Danna July 16, 2014

      Hi!

       

      Once you upgrade and connect your own domain, your Wix URL will remain available and will direct your visitors who use it to the new domain you connect.

       

      If you choose a plan that removes the Wix ads (Combo/Unlimited/eCommerce), they should no longer see the ads.

       

      Let us know if you need more help!

       

      Danna- Wix Team
  • hopeceul

    Replied by hopeceul July 11, 2014

    hey how can i change my website from hopeceul.com to hopeceul.org ie from .com to .org please me change because i have tried and i have kind of failed?

    • shayb7 Wix Team

      Replied by shayb7 July 11, 2014

      Hi,

       

      Unfortunately there is no way to modify a Wix domain once purchased, which means that you will not be able to change your domain from .com to .org.

       

      If you would like to use the domain hopeceul.org with your Wix site, you will need to purchase this domain. Once you have purchased the new domain, click here for instructions on how to assing it to your premium Wix site.

       

      Please note that you can prevent your unwanted domain name from renewing quite easily:

       

      1. Next to Manage Premium, click Billing and Payment.
      2. Under Domain Subscriptions, next to your domain, click Manage.
      3. Next to Next payment, click Cancel.
      4. Click the radio dial next to No, I will renew the domain manually.
      5. Click Save.

       

      I apologize for the inconvenience. If you need any further assistance, please let us know.

  • hopeceul

    Replied by hopeceul July 11, 2014

    Hey, may website is currently called hopeceul.com but i would like to change it to hopeceul.org, how can i do that, please help me to change from .com to .org with wix?

    • gills2 Wix Team

      Replied by gills2 July 11, 2014

      Hey  hopeceul,

       

      You will have to purchase the domain name you have mentioned and simply connect it to your Wix site. 

      Our current domain prices are:

       

      One Year: $14.95 (.biz domains are $15.95)
      Two Years: $27.90 (.biz domains are $29.90)
      Three Years: $38.85 (.biz domains are $41.85)
       
      To purchase a domain: Sign in to your Wix account > from the top menu, hover over Subscriptions > click Domains > enter your domain into the search box > click Search.
      If the domain is available, click Get It to register it directly on Wix.

      For more information on purchasing a domain, click here, or watch the video below:

       

      Thanks,

      Gill, Wix Team
  • s3344370

    Replied by s3344370 July 10, 2014

    Re: domain and Webb adds

    Hi again wix team,

    Thank you for your reply it is very helpful. I looked out at the plan details but cannot figure out what is the minimum or the very basic plan to remove all the adds from appearing on my webpage.

    Also, would wix also use it's name as a sub domain if I connect my own domain to the site? Eg: www.artichoke.com.au/wix ...? Or anything like that??

    cheers

    • Sheila Wix Team

      Replied by Sheila July 11, 2014

      Hi s3344370, 

       

      When you connect your own domain to your Wix site, the url will no longer include 'wix' . It is just going to be whatever the domain name you have, for example, www.mydomain.com.

       

      To remove the Wix ads, you need to upgrade to one of the premium plans that include the feature to removed tha ads. The Combo premium plan that is least expensive plan out of those plans. If you select the yearly plan, you will also receive a one-year free domain voucher.

       

      Please let us know should you have any further questions.

      Best,

      Sheila - Wix Support
  • mckearney Premium VIP

    Replied by mckearney July 8, 2014

    great help thanks

    • Eileen Wix Team

      Replied by Eileen July 8, 2014

      Hi

      We're happy to help! 

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

      Eileen, Wix Team.
  • jokedekeukelaere

    Replied by jokedekeukelaere July 6, 2014

    change site adress

    Hi,

    How can I change my wix site adress?

    Now it is: http://jokedekeukelaere.wix.com/jokedekeukelaere

    I have not updated yet, but once i update, I would like to have the correct name...

    I would like to change it in Yogasurya

    • Tal Wix Team

      Replied by Tal July 7, 2014

      Hi jokedekeukelaere,

       

      Thank you for contacting Wix support team.

      I've merged your query with the relevant thread.

      For instructions regarding changing your site's URL, please check the Best Reply at the top of this page.

       

      Please don't hesitate to contact us for any further assistance,

      Tal, Wix Team
  • fwfalcone

    Replied by fwfalcone July 1, 2014

    I have changed the user name and site name but even when I log out and back in, when i go to PUBLISH, it still lists the site location as my original name.   I've followed the steps twice in the BEST REPLY.

    • Jonathan Wix Team

      Replied by Jonathan July 1, 2014

      Please elaborate, what do you mean by site location?

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