Change the domain on my Managed WordPress website
You can change the domain name of your Managed WordPress account.
- Log in to your GoDaddy account and open your product. (Need help opening your product?)
- Click the … to the right of the account you want to change the primary domain name
- Click Domains
- Click Change Primary Domain
- Choose a domain or add an external domain, and select Change
Note: It can take up to 24-48 hours for any DNS changes to take effect.
You can find details about what we do to your Managed WordPress account when you change the domain name in What happens when I change my domain?
After changing the domain name, you might want to update the domain name's DNS settings. You can locate those in View my IP address.
You can manually enter a domain that is not in your GoDaddy account by updating the A record for that domain to point it to your Managed WordPress IP Address.
If you have a SSL certificate applied to your hosting account, uninstall it before you change your primary hosted domain. For more information, see Revoke a certificate.