To Set up Your Domain Name Servers at GoDaddy, do the following:

  1. Log in to your Account Manager.
  2. Next to Domains, click Launch.
  3. Select the domain name(s) you want to modify.
  4. From the Nameservers menu, select Set Nameservers.
  5. Under Setup type, select Custom.
  6. Select Add Nameservers.
  7. Enter the two WA Hosting nameservers

    Primary: NS1.MYWAHOSTING.COM
    Secondary: NS2.MYWAHOSTING.COM
  8. Click Save.
Remember that once you change your Name servers it will take up to 24 hours for the changes to take affect. Our tests show that it usually only takes a few hours to resolve to our name servers.

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Joey0429 Premium
Question. I am forwarding my domain to WA that I bought through GoDaddy. When I went to add the name servers it already had some in place -stablerack.com. Do I erase those name server names and replace them the WA nameserver or do I just add them? Thanks for your help.
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merlynmac Premium
Replace them..that tells web browsers and so on that these servers is where you'll find my services for this domain. Once you have WA's name servers listed and have saved your changes you can then go to Websites > Site Domains and add the domain under Other Domains. WA will verify the servers are set correctly and then you'll be able to use the domain as if it was registered here.
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TDomena Premium
You can also inquire with Site Support to ensure you're transferring the domain correctly.
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merlynmac Premium
What he's doing is forwarding the domain but keeping it at his current registrar. Not transferring it but, yes, site support can verify your settings, etc.
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TDomena Premium
Thanks for clarifying. For technical issues, I direct members to Site Support.
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merlynmac Premium
Always a good choice!
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YejideS Premium
Yikes! I need HELP.. I purchased my domain from WA, i must have skipped a step to direct NS to where is suppose to be. After i chose my theme; i got a message that I need to choose my domain, even thorough my domain is on the same page

What do i need to do to connect it to my website?

Thank you community for your assistance

its 2:52 am my time (est) I will check back before the j o b

yejide
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HarenJoshi Premium
YejideS,
From the side menu, click on [Websites]
Popup window will open -> click on [Domains]
Do you see your domain name there?
If "yes" then Click on [Setting] far-right against your domain name,
Dropdown menu will open, Select DNS [Name Server]
update your DNS here "http://ns1.mywahosting.com"
"http://ns2.mywahosting.com"
I hope this will help...
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YejideS Premium
Thank you HarenJoshi for your help
I remember this yes and no questions and I clicked on yes, however, I don't remember a drop down window

Can't wait to get back home to get back on laptop to complete this process

Sincere Thanks
Yejide
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YejideS Premium
Hi HarenJoshi

Followed your direction, it was right on point, I also was able to see that my domain has not registered with WA because it is waiting on an e check from paypal
I tried to change to a different payment and/or cancel it to do different payment but no can do

I have patience, it should clear on a business day next week; besides I am riding on this natural high from OUR COMMUNITY HELP !!! This is the best thing since slice bread, with this type of help I can already see and taste the sweet success to direct a lot of people to Wealthy Affiliates !

Thanks a Bunch HarenJoshi

Cheers
Yejide
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Nichola45 Premium
I just bought my domain, and its telling to setup my DNS and follow the instructions. I don't understand how to move it and says to to click the link that I registered on but I didnt use go daddy or the other 2 listed, I am so confused.

can some one help me please?
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PaulWatson Premium
I would screen dump it and send ticket to site support - they will talk you through getting it set up.

Paul
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DonnaRayne Premium
I just found out that the domain I have here at WA is a subdomain. How do I transfer my domain from WA to WordPress?

I feel that I am limited to what I can do with my account settings here. Does subdomain mean wealthy affiliate owns part of my domain?

And not all posts get answers and the classes are not up today. I'm on my last section and I can't go any further because the google tools have different methods to add this to our sites.

I feel like I am just paying 50 bucks a month for my domain name and not the support that is needed for a newbie because the classes we take here are from 2014 and things have changed since then.

And I can not find out how I transfer my domain/website from Wealthy Affiliate straight to WordPress, I can find how to move domains to was but not the other way around

Help, please.
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NewLaurie Premium
Donna - the free SiteRubix websites are set up on a subdomain.

As a Premium member, hosting of your own top level (.com) domain is included in your membership fee.

You can purchase your own domain easily and inexpensively here (about $14), and then transfer the content from your SiteRubix to the new domain.

To purchase a domain, click on Websites -> Site Domains, and begin searching.

Once you've purchased it, you can transfer your content there:
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DonnaRayne Premium
Thank you, I have purchased my own domain here. I want to move it to WordPress dot come and run it from there.
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NewLaurie Premium
I see - you want to transfer to a new hosting service.

Marion Black has an excellent guide on how to transfer your domain to another host:

https://marionblackonline.com/move-website-wealthy-affiliate-another-host/
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Selenityjade Premium
If your domain is a .com and not a soandso.yoursite.com, it's not a subdomain. I made the mistake of putting https://www.mysite.com/ to Google, and it acted like it was a subdomain of mysite.com. It isn't.

I had to redo my Google stuff to https://mysite.com and now it's fine and listed as a domain.
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Miguelito203 Premium
I've been around so long that I didn't start out using this feature, but I found a video that may help you. It was last updated in 2018. The people in the comment section also seem to know what they are talking about. Here is the link: If this doesn't help, I would recommend going to the "Help Center" and clicking on "Site Support." Let me know how it goes, so that I can help you get the help you need.

-- Joey
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Kufupanther Premium
Ok I need help. On June 8 I finally bought the domain via paypal . Later (following the lessons provided by WA) I tried to move the siterubix site to the purchased domain through the move button. It didn't happen. All it ask for search for a domain and buy it (again? I don't think so) Now I found this page where I am following the instructions of the "if I already bought the domain." Going to lesson 2 I link to account manager displaying the Go Daddy page. Well, Guess what...next to domains there's no Lunch nothing to click on. Only to search for domains to buy it (again? no way). Can somebody please bring me light?

thank you.
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bonzo124 Premium
You can contact the support to make sure that there is no technical problem. They may complete the process for you as well.

https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/websites/support
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Kufupanther Premium
Yes I did, They asked me whats the domain name that I want to host in WA? I think they are trying to figure it out.
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Kufupanther Premium
thanks but the support answered that I have to wait for echeck from paypal. From 5-10 days. Then I can move it.
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StanleyWong Premium
I had changed my DNS to custom (NS1.MYWAHOSTING.COM & NS2.MYWAHOSTING.COM) on my Godaddy account.
On my Godaddy Domain manager at present - My Host names is ultimatefreedominlife.com & I thought it should be a different name something like mywahosting.com
But there's one last setup step to complete setup, is to add my Host name & the IPv4 or IPv6 address. Protected Registration is protecting your domain,
Can anyone please let me know what should I put down for the Host name and what IP address should I enter as my Host?
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TheCatherine Premium
Step One: Login to your GoDaddy account and click "Visit My Account" (you will find this to the right of your screen by mousing over the area that has your name.

Step Two: Click the words "Domains" to show the drop down of your registered domains. Then click "Launch" next to the domain name you want to point to your website.

Step Three: Under "Domain Settings" click the "Manage" button under the Nameserver section.

Step Four: Click "Custom" and then add the following nameservers:

NS1.MYWAHOSTING.COM
NS2.MYWAHOSTING.COM

Step Five: Click "Save" and be patient. Sometimes it does not connect the domain and website right away.
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julsies Premium
Hello, I purchased a domaine on Clickfunnels and was in the process of using a website builder called Mozello but changed my mind and deleted it as I want to use it here. The domaine is called fabafter 55 and it has been registered. How do I transfer it, if there is no website involved? Hopefully, you understand what I mean!
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julsies Premium
Thank you! After I sent the message, I figured it out, but so appreciate your quick reponse!
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magistudios Premium
Hi Julie. In order to point your domain name to WA you need to change the DNS records. Here's a link to help you. You may need help from Clickfunnels to make this change.If you are not comfortable with this, you can contact WA Support and they will help you.

Jay
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pbenterprise Premium
Hi Kyle i have been away on business training so i was not able to do much i had a look yesterday but i am struggling to understand this thing about pointing it in the right direction i will spend the next three days working on my sites please please do not cancel my domain i will sort it promise
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GGsMommy Premium
Ok, I think I get it now. I can either:
1. Transfer my domain to WA... OR
2. Have my domain POINT to WA

I thought those were the same things. I decided to do number 2 because I'm tired of waiting for the authorization code and my website company doesn't want me to transfer. Or at least they are making it hard to do.

I can finally start building my site. That only took 3 days...
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Shannonkamal Premium
Nice'
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pbenterprise Premium
Hi Kyle i got my domain from Wealthy Affiliates i can't log into it because it is saying there is a problem on your side we are looking into it so i am not able to log into this site at all since i bought the domain i haven't done anything about this as i have been concentrating more on my free site lately didn't no there was or is a time limit on a domain you purchased from Wealthy Affiliates
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pbenterprise Premium
Hi Kyle again this is my url site pb-enterprises.org/wp-admin i will not be happy to lose the money i payed for this site knore will i be happy to lose my domaine as i had no idea there was any timeline on purchasing a Domain name
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pbenterprise Premium
Sorry that should say time limit
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kkwee Premium
Question!
What will happen If I bought my Domain Name at Godaddy and my NameServers are pointed to WA. After some time I totally forgot about where I bought my domain and I didn't renew it after its expiration date?
Will my website still functioning?
Will my domain name being bought by others?
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Labman Premium
GoDaddy may allow you to repurchase the domain if it expired less than 30 days ago. Otherwise, it will be returned to the que and another company will probably acquire it and mark it up significantly.
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loupopp Premium
I have a domain I setup with WIX, when I tried to transfer it to WA I get this;

In accordance with ICANN regulations, you must wait 60 days from the last time you registered, transferred or updated the contact details of your domain before you can transfer your domain to another provider.
greenenergy-powerup.com will be eligible for transfer on May 7, 2019.

Any ideas of what I can do to get it transferred now?
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feigner Premium
looks like you have to wait the 60 days to transfer it - but you maybe able to point the nameservers to wa to get it hosted here in the meantime.
find out where they are changed and change them to what is in sitedomains at the bottom.
this way you get it hosted here now and can transfer it later .
phil
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loupopp Premium
Thank you Phil, I should be able to host here at WA, I've had domains setup at Godaddy and WIX and hosting with HostGator and made the connections with little trouble, I'll see what I can get done here, Thanks again...
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amjadjudeh Premium
Unfortunately, that's not possible as it is in the hands of ICANN and not Wix or any domain registrar.

If the domain is not something very unique, I would rather start with a new domain instead of waiting until May.

The last thing you want to do is to build your website content on a closed platform like Wix, as you will never be able to transfer the content to any other server.

I hope that's help.

Great to see you taking action from the start, keep going!
Amjad
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loupopp Premium
Thank you Amjad, It looks like I'll just have to dump WIX and start all over with WA. I'm out today but should be able to get started tomorrow, Lou
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MJL71 Premium
Hello. I just got an email from WA:

Hi Mike,

The following domain that you have created a profile for at Wealthy Affiliate does not have DNS set up.

michaeljlipinski.com

This means that your domain is not using the webspace and we will be removing the webspace in 5 days. This will also remove the domain from your domains list.

If you wish to use the hosting at Wealthy Affiliate for michaeljlipinski.com, then all you need to do is point the DNS to WA hosting servers by editing the DNS/NameServer options on your domain registrar (where you purchased the domain).

Here is a tutorial on how to point your Domain to WA Hosting Servers if you need a hand with this: The Wealthy Affiliate Nameservers are as follows:

Primary Nameserver: ns1.mywahosting.com
Secondary Nameserver: ns2.mywahosting.com

If you do not own or plan on hosting michaeljlipinski.com using our state-of-the-art hosting at Wealthy Affiliate, no action is necessary on your part. You can re-create the domain profile at any time in the future after we have removed it.

If you have any questions about your domains, please just pop into Wealthy Affiliate and someone will be more than happy to help!

I DON'T GET IT. MY DOMAIN IS WITH WEALTY AFFILIATE, SO I DON'T UNDERSTAND WHAT THIS MEANS TO ME. COULD ANYONE EXPLAIN THIS TO ME? I'D BE REAL GRATEFUL. THANKS.
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HelenpDoyle Premium
Ask Site Support.
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merlynmac Premium
A Whois query shows it registered at http://enom.com and the current name servers set to http://name-services.com not WA:

Domain Name: http://MICHAELJLIPINSKI.COM
Registry Domain ID: 2234730846_DOMAIN_COM-VRSN
Registrar WHOIS Server: http://whois.enom.com
Registrar URL: http://www.enom.com
Updated Date: 2019-03-04T10:15:07Z
Creation Date: 2018-03-03T06:50:07Z
Registry Expiry Date: 2020-03-03T06:50:07Z
Registrar: eNom, LLC
Registrar IANA ID: 48
Registrar Abuse Contact Email:
Registrar Abuse Contact Phone:
Domain Status: clientTransferProhibited https://icann.org/epp#clientTransferProhibited
Name Server: http://DNS1.NAME-SERVICES.COM
Name Server: http://DNS2.NAME-SERVICES.COM
Name Server: http://DNS3.NAME-SERVICES.COM
Name Server: http://DNS4.NAME-SERVICES.COM
Name Server: http://DNS5.NAME-SERVICES.COM
DNSSEC: unsigned
URL of the ICANN Whois Inaccuracy Complaint Form: https://www.icann.org/wicf/
>>> Last update of whois database: 2019-03-16T03:43:22Z <<<
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MJL71 Premium
This is nuts! I never set my website up with another host. I've been with WA all the time. You say a Whois query shows it registered at http://enom.com - Has my website been hijacked????

Further help would be appreciated - from anybody?
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merlynmac Premium
It looks like you created it on March 3rd, 2018. It was updated on March 4th, 2019.

Updated Date: 2019-03-04T10:15:07Z
Creation Date: 2018-03-03T06:50:07Z
Registry Expiry Date: 2020-03-03T06:50:07Z

Did you get any renewal emails? Did you renew it?

You might want to see if Site Support has any info on how it was moved to this other host.
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ADodson1 Premium
OK, I just did this step and pointed the name servers to WA. I can now jump to my site on WP from WA but it's saying that no Wordpress website is installed. Is there another step or is this just how it will be unless I switch my domain over as well? or do I need to wait for things to move?
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VitaliyG Premium
You need to make the actual WP site through the WA platform and it will be on the name servers you just set. Click here and use the "on a website I own option":

https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/websites/build
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ADodson1 Premium
That's going to bring all my already created content in? I'm just scared? A whole year of work and posts.
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VitaliyG Premium
Oh it's already a made site. Nevermind, I though it was a new set up. If you moved your nameservers, the site should transfer. If it doesn't, let site support know:

https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/websites/support
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sfortson Premium
If you can find a way to backup your website before the transfer would be best, that way you can restore whatever doesn't make the transfer. Not sure how to do the backup outside of WA, there are plugins on the WordPress that you can use here.
Hope this is helpful.
Stacie
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cfiskey Premium
Hey folks,

I'm a bit confused on this as well. I purchased my domain through Hover and transferred the domain to WA. The transfer was successful.

I thought this meant that my Hover account would show that I no longer have my domain (quitstressing.com) listed at Hover. I thought it would be all-in at WA and I'd be ready to rock.

I am ok pointing the name servers at Hover, but I was hoping to have everything here at WA for simplicity.

Just hoping you can help me understand the process.

Thanks!

Craig
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MarieGizelle Premium
It will still show on your old registrar but it's ok...
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DorcasW Premium
Kyle; I am confused here. If I buy my Domain from WA how do I install it You have GoDaddy.com, NameCheap.com,
1and1.com.

I want to change my Domain I am seeking Support help for more than a week now.

I have turned off auto and rebilled as instructed, And Because of delayed and unclear instructions I am nowhere near complete the process.
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johncruz Premium
WA has their own domains Dorcas so you don't need to worry about any other providers. Once you get the domain, you can also build your site and have everything hosted here as well.
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DorcasW Premium
Thanks my case is a bit different. I am changing the Domain Name that is what I want to do.
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MarieGizelle Premium
You can't change the domain name you already bought, but you can buy the domain name you want. You can just let the other one you want to change to expire.

If you mean though that you already have a website with content in that domain name (old domain), you can transfer the contents to the domain you want (new domain) and redirect the old one to it (new one).
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barrycoker Premium
I need some advice, please. I purchased a domain from register.com, and when I attempt to build my new website, it shows up as "I don't own it" although I have the receipt that shows I do own it. WA says In order for your domain to point to WA Hosting, you need to update your DNS (Domain Name Server) settings within your Domain Registrar. That's where I get lost. Any help available?
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Kookahroo Premium
Hi Barry,

I've never used register.com before, so I'm not sure how to do it through that site. I've been using NameCheap & 1and1 in both, there's a domain management setting where I can go in and choose custom, that's where I'm able to update it to the WA servers.
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lakbar12 Premium
I have never used register but, maybe these videos can help you out. They aren't for register but, maybe it can give you a better idea on how to point the domain server to WA. Or maybe register can help you figure out where to look.

I don't know, I've only used Godaddy and Namecheap and they were both usually helpful when I would ask them things like this.

If all else fails it may be time to contact sit support. They may be able to help you.

https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/websites/support

I hope this helps...
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barrycoker Premium
Thank you. I'll give it a look right now
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Scotth54479 Premium
I own a domain name via SiteBuilder. How do I go about pointing that domain name to WA?
when I'm in sitebuilder domain screen here are the options that I have in DNS Management:
DNS Records
Record Type Host Name Value

I'm not understanding where I would put in ns1.mywahosting.com for Primary and ns2.mywahosting.com for Secondary with these settings.

It was easy to point my other domain name from GoDaddy to WA but this SiteBuilder domain name is a challenge for me. Help is appreciated.
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merlynmac Premium
I'm not sure where you change the name servers at sitebuilder.com. I'd reach out to their support and ask them to change the name servers associated with your domain to WA's. That will point the domain to WA. You can then add the domain under Other Domains in Websites > Site Domains. This will only point the domains here not transfer them.
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Hollywood Premium
Is Sitebuilder here or somewhere else?
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Scotth54479 Premium
Somewhere else, I got it figured out now and it's all resolved. Thanks for reaching out.
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EdwinBernard Premium
I purchased two domains from Go Daddy several months ago:
edwinbernard.com
legal-solutions.online
Since I want to build my Legal Shield business using WA I went through the process of changing the nameserver to the two addresses provided in the Go Daddy tutorial above. I understand it will take about 24 hours for the process to be completed. What happens then? I eagerly await this next phase.
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EdwinBernard Premium
Hi Vicki, I discovered that WA doesn't support the .online extension. I did the DNS change to WA. Because of that GoDaddy doesn't support my legal-solutions.online. And when I tried to cancel and transfer it back they said I needed to get a transfer code from WA. Do you know how I can get out of this mess? I should have checked to see if WA supported this extension. Thanks!
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SimeonDixon1 Premium
Hello Kyly. Simeon here. I have been trying to finish regegister my website on the WA hosting platform but have not been unsuccesful.
My website was not purchased at neither of the three hosting sites that is mentioned in the lesson. I thought I did passed this stage, but apparently I did not. Please help. Thanks.
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thistlec15 Premium
Hey guys,

So, I am just learning and was wondering about the domain names. I have a domain name that I own through wix. I was wondering that, let's say, I decide to not continue with this training and learning process, and if I change my DNS for wa- will I be able to change it in the future; is it an easy/smooth change?

Also, I notice wix is not an option for the step-by-step instructions. I have an idea of what to do, but would want to ensure I am placing all the information in the correct area.
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possumlane Premium
WA uses Wordpress and I would think you would be better off here with all the education and training. Did you buy your domain from a registered domain seller. For instance all my domains I buy from Go Daddy and all I then do is change the DNS settings to WA who do the hosting
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thistlec15 Premium
Yes, I have my domain through a wix account.
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possumlane Premium
So you own the domain - if that is the case you can move the domain to WA and if that is what you want to do I will send through the details on how to do that if you like
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thistlec15 Premium
Great, I will personal message you. Thank you!
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possumlane Premium
You are very welcome
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BurkeJ Premium
Are there more "advance" information concerning DNS records beside just the name servers, for example A Records, CNAME, etc.? Or do we have an option to be able to manage the DNS zones records ourselves under the provided name servers (like setting third party email services for the domains with G Suite, Office 265, etc)?
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Foobard Premium
Yes, but you can't manage it yourself. Just open a ticket with Site Support. For instance, you could map a CNAME to an s3 bucket if you wanted.
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chavezsera Premium
I have GoDaddy: How do I set up DNS records. I don't want to switch to nameservers because I will loose control of my domain on GoDaddy. I want to maintain control there.

There should be a way to set up my A Record to direct to the hosting site.
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possumlane Premium
Go into your Go Daddy account and on the left hand side of the screen you will see a menu item which says "My products" click on that and you will get a drop down menu with all your domains listed. Down the right hand side of the screen alonfside the domain name you will see DNS and alongside of that Manage - click on Manage and change your hosting to
ns1.mywahosting.com
ns2.mywahosting.com
your hosting will then be done by Wealthy Affiliate and your domains are still registered with Go Daddy. All mine are with go Daddy and I do not have any issues.
Hope that helps
Carol
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SherryWilton Premium
I'm on Hostgator. what do I do now?
1. i need to "review some earlier lessons" to re do my privacy policy page and get it on to one of my webpages, which it is currently sitting unpublished.

2. how do i "add another web site domain from host gator to WA?"
3. how can i "review help with the menus" on my page?

4. how do i know |if my site is legal for ecomerce /product sales funnels"?

tthank you for yourtime and help.
sincerely ,sherrywilton
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marmar463 Premium
Go to training and you can review earlier lessons from either the certifications or Affiliate Bootcamp.

As for menus go to your back office of wp and to appearance and you will see menus their and you can view them and correct anything you need to do there.

I don't really know about the rest of your questions but I hope what I have told you will help you out though.

I hope this helps you out

Best wishes
Mary
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eva-maria Premium
@Kyle. I am trying to get an answer to my question since Sunday. Now that I am premium I do want to have my website register with my own domain name that I have with lifetime.hosting. Do I have to start a new website and why is my domain not accepted. I have asked at lifetime hosting to change the DNS and they have done so. Should be operative in 24 hours. Or can i just continue with the website I was making and change the domain of that website later. Please can somebody help me?
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newmarketpro Premium
Yes, you can continue to work on your siterubix and transfer the site to your own domain later. If lifetime has changed the DNS, it should be operative almost instantly. Please reach out to site-support if it is not active.
https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/websites/support


Hope that helps.

Joe
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eva-maria Premium
thanks Joe. I will leave it for today maybe tomorrow it works. Have a good day/evening (it is evening here)
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newmarketpro Premium
My pleasure.
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eva-maria Premium
I am trying to put in my own domain www.wildwisewomenweb.co.education
I already asked lifetimehosting to change the nameservers and they will be active within the next 24 hours. But the system does not accept my own domain name. Then it redirects me to godaddy? I also have a domain on godaddy that I never used but I would like to cancel that one. So how can I proceed? Can I just continue with the siterubix and change it later? I am asking this question since sunday. Today I had some answers and links to videos, but they all seem to be focused on buying a domain in WA, But I already have my domain. www.wildwisewomenweb.co.education
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Robert-A Premium
If you want to transfer your domain from GoDaddy then this training is the best one Enjoy your Wednesday.
Robert
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eva-maria Premium
but I do not want to transfer it from godaddy. I have it in lifetimehosting
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newmarketpro Premium
I was clicking the link but it seems the site is not displayed.
Is it built on wordpress?
And the extension looks different. We normally has extension .com, .net but yours is quite special. Please reach site support for help.

Joe
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eva-maria Premium
no, there is no site yet. I bought the domain but never made the site.
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newmarketpro Premium
Alright.
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Robert-A Premium
As you say it will be ok within 24 hours so I would continue with your site here at WA and tomorrow you get in touch with Tech Support and they will sort it out for you.
Don't worry, it will be done.
Robert
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eva-maria Premium
thanks
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Robert-A Premium
No probs, onwards and upwards.
Have a great Wednesday.
Robert
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EPaine Premium
Hey Kyle and WA incorporated! Great to be here and I have a domain from a previous "online thing" and I followed the instructions on the page "setting up your domain" and after it said, "you can now build your site" and i loved the tutorial! all the theme options were awesome. Then it asked me to create a domain and I need to know what to do. I already have the domain. Is it that it takes 48 hours for world wide web to acknowledge a new domain? which includes WA's website to acknowledge it?
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btwilkins Premium
You can transfer a domain to WA using the transfer tool. Have you tried that?
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Porosus80 Premium
Hi, I recently received my authorisation code from GoDaddy to move the hosting of my domain to WA. After moving my hosting to WA my domain is no longer listed on my GoDaddy account.

How can I change my Nameservers now that my Domain is no accessible through GoDaddy?

Any help with this would be hugely appreciated!!

My kindest regards

Jason
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possumlane Premium
Jason, You must have moved the domain to WA because if you only changed the hosting you would still have been listed on GoDaddy. I have about 12 registered domains with Go Daddy and all I did was go to products in the top right hand corner and clicked on that and got a drop down menu with all my domains and down the right hand side there is, alongside all my domains, manage and DNS and all you needed to do was to change the DNS to WA. I would try and find out what you did by contacting Go Daddy but it sounds as though you moved your domain to WA
Carol
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Porosus80 Premium
Thanks Carol, I will check that out! I assumed that when you request a transfer code from GoDaddy the domain is transferred as well.

Many thanks!

Jason
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Frazeryorke Premium
I'm trying to set my domain name from Godaddy to WA following your instructions, but no way, can I get the name servers menu to appear in Godaddy.
I think your instructions may be out of date and need updating, can anyone help me with this in Godaddy as they seem to be making it difficult to leave
Frazer
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possumlane Premium
You need to go to manage your DNS - if you have trouble Go Daddy have a live chat and they will guide you through. You have to change you DNS setting and point them to WA
Carol
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Frazeryorke Premium
Thanks Carol, I have managed to update my DNS and my domains are pointing to WA.
Just have to wait for it all to happen.
Thanks for all your help
Frazer
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possumlane Premium
You are welcome. Glad I was able to help.
Carol
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Travelguru48 Premium
Has Go Daddy locked your pagesso you cannot change from them?
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SherryWilton Premium
when I was making an email name for my weblink,, am email came up but it wasn't my true email. I must have made a mistake with it somewhere along the way .. How would I know wher and how to fix something like this?
And when I've asked questions that give me the option for yes for community help, I don't know where to find the help that was given ? I'm finding this part quite confusing. which it would be if I've given a different non existent email address.
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Jackiex4 Premium
Hello Sherry. Are you trying to create an email for your website. eg. sherry@yourwebsite com?
You can do this under 'websites' - 'sitemanager' and then 'email' is the last option on the top menu.
I hope this is what you need
Jackie
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SherryWilton Premium
Oh Thank YOU Jackiex4, Yes this does help , thanks a million, I appreciate your time and assistance, cheers. : )
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Jackiex4 Premium
You're more than welcome
Jackie
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MikeC69 Premium
Just go back to that e mail and delete it.
Then you can click on create e mail forward with the correct info.

Did this help?
Mike
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Sinkay Premium
I'm pointed my domain from GoDady! to WA. The begining of instruction shows up the Primary & Secondary name servers in the lower case both. Then, when the formal instruction with the 1., 2., 3... etc steps the both names server shown in the capital. So, I've made in my GoDady account the custom Edit in the Capitals, exactly as it written in the WA instruction.
then, in the Instruction to the "Set up Your Domain Name Servers" (in the http://admin.1and1.com) sais (make sure you put them (DNS) in Lower case), but immediately below the screenshot shows up that both (Primary & Secondary) names in the Capital leters. So, that's the complete mess. Who can tell me what is the true way: in the Text of instruction? In the Notice to the Set up Your DNS? Or in the Screen shot? And if I should correct the DNS in GoDady to the lower case letters? In my military youth years I do remember as some of the guys who was admitted for the position to write instructions was got in the jail because he made the contradictory notices in the instructions he wrote. When the general said, 'so, now you understand how that important to write instructions correct way?' I am answered "I did learn different. Now I know how that important to admit the rite and yet responsible man for the position of writing instructions." The investigator made the face and said to the general: "That's could be. That's make sens." Any way I am stock with the DNS transfer.
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DordPete Premium
The capital letters should be fine George. You may have to wait a few hours before the WA servers see the changes.
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Sinkay Premium
Ty. You've saved me from my BP razing up.
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leitah Premium
Update: Not sure if this is the fix, but I typed the domain into the URL entry bar, it took me to my WA log in, where I can set up my site. So I'm all set.

I've followed all of these steps with Network Solutions, and it shows on their end that my DNS settings are updated, pointing to the correct ones here at WA. however, when I go to the Domains panel here at WA, add the domain I am pointing and click, I get an error: "Oops! We ran into an error on our side and we're working on a fix.." It also adds the domain to the "transfer" box, where when I click, it then takes me to the payment window. Wondering what to do. I will set up a support ticket.
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konfilip Premium
If I change the DNS settings on my Google Domain settings, I stop receiving emails at the address that I have setted.
Anyone to suggest the solution here?

FOLLOWING UP:
I have contacted Google Domains and they told me that I need to give to my new hosting, the MX records of Gsuite and to add this info to my account.
So I have these right now, but where should I add them?
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onmyownterms Premium
You will need to open a ticket with SiteSupport to have them do that for you.
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konfilip Premium
thanks onyourownterms!
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harryoh Premium
I just transferred my domain name to WA and paid for it a few days ago. I originally bought my domain name from godaddy years ago and tried setting it up but quit years ago.

Godaddy just cleared everything on their end and said it's now WA for the next step.

What now?
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onmyownterms Premium
Follow the website creation video.
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nathaniell Premium
He's transferring a domain, not pointing DNS. He needs to get his domain to the SiteDomains before he starts working on the website. I've sent a PM to him about this. Thanks!
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harryoh Premium
Thanks.
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harryoh Premium
Thanks.
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DennisDave Premium
Question, I think sometimes I overthink a problem, I went to Godaddy to enter my WA DNS settings, There was a place to enter the Nameserver so I only entered one, Thinking it would ask me for more to enter after this and of course it did not. Is there a problem now? I was only able to enter the Secondary: ns2.mywahosting.com so far.
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verna8767 Premium
Dennis, you have to enter both WA name servers. Are you sure you entered it in the appropriate place at Godaddy. They should have instructions at Godaddy that explains how to transfer the name servers.
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verna8767 Premium
Here is the training for transferring DNS from Godaddy to WA.
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nathaniell Premium
You should enter BOTH ns1 and ns2 for your WA hosting.

Here's the correct training: The other training linked from @verna8767 is to "transfer" which is different from "changing the DNS". At this point, you are not trying to transfer your domain to WA.
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DennisDave Premium
This video is a little old, It takes some decoding work to figure it out. Thanks for the reply!
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verna8767 Premium
Thanks Nathaniell for updating that information. Appreciate your input.
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verna8767 Premium
Dennis, I apologize that I sent you the wrong training. Fortunately Nathaniell caught it.
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LMarysh Premium
seems like GODADDY may of changed their page to setup as I'm seeing a similar issue whereby only one address is being asked and the other field is HOST @ (fill in the blank)
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LMarysh Premium
I got GODADDY help and i was in the wrong location to set it up.... (its been a while since doing this. LOL!! ) You had to go to NAMESERVERS area and choose CUSTOM.
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verna8767 Premium
Thanks for verifying with Godaddy how to point the name servers from Godaddy to WA.

Any registrar you purchase your domain name from should always be able to provide instructions on how to move the name servers from it's registrar.
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CaryD Premium
I'm trying to set up my domain dns. Transferred the domain from GoDaddy today. I follow the instructions and go to Site Domains but there is no launch button. I'm assuming my domain is inactive due to the name changes being done automatically in the background? Other than that, I am at a loss as to why my domain is inactive on WA at this time.
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onmyownterms Premium
If you transferred the domain, you will have to wait to create it here until you receive confirmation that the transfer is complete. Had you merely updated the DNS without transfer, it would have been virtually instantaneous.
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CaryD Premium
ok, thanks. I would rather have it hosted here on WA than GoDaddy. I have updated the DNS manually and am now waiting to see if t goes live tonight.
I have another domain on GoDaddy that I will try and update the DNS and see what happens. I'll let you know the outcome.
Thanks,
Cary
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onmyownterms Premium
If the sites are already live on GoDaddy, you need to back them up prior to changing the DNS. If they are only registered there, you're fine. This gives me another idea for a blog.
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CaryD Premium
They are only registered there. I had bought the domains a couple years ago in anticipation of building them out. I do have "live" sites on GoDaddy but I am leaving them there. They are not affiliate marketing sites.

Thanks onmyownterms! I look forward to your next blog.
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KevinOConnor Premium
Hi Cary,
I just tried it today and to find the Nameservers, you need to go under DNS. Nameservers is at the bottom of the page that comes up. You can then change the default to Custom and cut and paste the primary and secondary info into the boxes and then hit save.
Hope that helps.
Kevin
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CaryD Premium
yes it does. I did that with my second domain before I transferred it and it worked great. I had to open a ticket on the first domain but support had it corrected by the end of the day. IT suppport is quick! I would have waited at least 36 hours on GoDaddy.
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Whopso Premium
Yes I just purchased one, but they said that ns1.mywahosting.com was not available. I purchased mywahosting.net for 29 bucks, and I'm sure I have the right DNS. Kyle to me I would need to register on a server or my time-table.com site would be taken down. I dont know what to do at this point.
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verna8767 Premium
I agree with MozMary. You are confusing the WA name servers with a domain name. Your domain name would be the name of the website you created. You had to give a name to your website then go to a domain registrar such as Go Daddy or NameCheap and purchase the domain name.

If you bought the domain name from anywhere other than WA, then all you would need to do is point the domain name servers from GoDaddy name servers to WA name servers.

The DNS name servers are what is used for the hosting of your website (i.e., for your website to be seen on the internet.

If you purchased http://mywahosting.net, you purchased it as a domain name. You did not use it as a name server for WA. So basically, all you can do with that purchase is to use it as a name of a website, but I don't see just how you can use it as a website name effectively.

The WA name servers are http://ns1.mywahosting.com and http://ns2.mywahosting.com. You need to go to wherever you purchased your website domain name and follow instructions from that registrar on how to point the DNS name servers to WA name servers.

Kyle was letting you know that unless you point the DNS name servers to WA name servers he will have to take your website down because as of now Go Daddy has the DNS name servers for your website http://time-table.com still pointing to their DNS nameservers.

That will have to be done before your website can be hosted at WA.

Hope this clarifies the difference between a domain name (which is for the name of your website)and the DNS name servers (which identifies who is hosting your website).

P.S. See Attonito's reply because he is explaining to to change your DNS name servers from Go Daddy to WA name servers.

Verna
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Whopso Premium
I'm trying to set up my DNS through Go Daddy.com. It says that the ns1.mywahosting.com is taken, but I can purchase "mywahosing.us for 0.99 cent for the first year, and 19.99 for each year after. Is this the same as the WA hosting website? Please someone help me with this. Iom so confused
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MozMary Premium
you have confused domain names with hosting - don't buy that

if you had a domain name there and wanted to host the website here you would use the dns settings - you clearly are in the wrong aread of godaddy

have you already got a .com with godaddy?
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rroesel Premium
I recently "pointed" several of my domains to mywahosting.com. The pointing went fine. Now there is a landing page displaying the virtues of joining WA. It includes several links to join. Are these links my WA affiliate links or are they just generic WA links?

Until I setup my sites, I would like to get credit for any referrals that click on these links. Can anyone tell me how to ensure the links are for my affiliate link?
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newmarketpro Premium
You can access your affiliate links under the referral stats (aeroplane icon). There several affiliate links you can access to ..

:)
Joe
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rroesel Premium
Thanks but I know how to find my affiliate links. What I am curious about is who gets credit if someone clicks on the link "Not Already a Member? Join Today!" or the "Join Wealthy Affiliate Today" icon at the bottom of the page?

To help clarify, visit one of my landing pages at rudyroesel.com. You will see the links. Looking at the html code, they appear to be generic links to another WA landing page. I don't think I will receive credit if someone clicks on these links.
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Sheris4U Premium
Hi. I am curious, did you ever get a complete answer to affiliate links? I think they do link back to you because I copied a link that was on my page and pasted it on https:// on google and it came back to my site. Try and check it that way.
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rroesel Premium
No, I did not get a complete answer to my question.

Yes, my affiliate links work properly. What I'm saying is they are not being used on the landing pages when you point your domains to the WA servers.

Even though my domain name is being used to advertise WA membership, it appears I will not receive credit if someone joins WA when visiting my site.
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newmarketpro Premium
I am not sure if you have embedded your affiliate link there correctly. You can test it by clicking it and see your stats. Are you using Pretty Link or is it a raw link because when I clicked it seemed a raw link not an affiliate link.

:)
Joe
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newmarketpro Premium
Can you share with me your page? PM me if you don;t want to share it here.
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Labman Premium
The affiliate links are personalized to you. You are logged in to WA, this makes the links shown on any page inside WA that has the affiliate link be customized to your personal link.
So if you go to This page: at the top where you see affiliate link (the link Icon with the word Affiliate next to it) and open it, this link is customized to you and will have your unique link attached to the end of the link.
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virtrel Premium
Hy,

I have a little problem. I am hosting my own Nameserver and I use my domain not only for my website but for my remote desktop, VPN, SMTP, AD and so on.

So I am not able to change the nameserver for my domain to point at your nameserver.

Is there a solution how I am able to point at your nameserver and still host my services with my domain?
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Bibian2 Premium
This question is difficult for me to answer. Our community might help out or PM the support team for help. At the top bar of your domain where it is site domain, site comment, you can see site support, click on it and write your ticket for your complaint, they will surely help you.
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virtrel Premium
Thank you very much, I will give it a try.
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CandiceWils1 Premium
Hi, I have a business that i am currently developing online and hoped to enhance it by coming on here. I have a website that I haven't launched (as I can't get it looking how I want) I paid for it via loopia. Can I still use this and add affiliate products that compliment my business onto it ?
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Bibian2 Premium
Yes my dear. You can transfer your domain from another host to WA. check this I hope it might be of help to you
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CandiceWils1 Premium
Ah thank you, thats really helpful c
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TopCat66 Premium
Found out that since all of my contact info for my domain is totally outdated I have to update it....and that means I am entering into the 60 days lockout. Either I transfer it with the faulty data (which is not possible because it needs email confirmation) or I have to wait 60 days to transfer my domain name to WA.. guess I will just need to find out how to point the DNS servers (I think by the way that I figured that out but my data needs to be approved before I can take that step). -sigh-. Baby steps!
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Labman Premium
You are not transferring your domain you are transferring your hosting to WA.. You should not be locked out you do not have to transfer the domain.
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TopCat66 Premium
Ok, I am getting a bit further... I have unlocked my domain name and un-privacied it. But I just found out that the email address I was using when I bought this domain many years ago was a different email address (didn't know that until just now) and probably that is causing the problems. I am trying to get it transferred to WA or at least to get the DNS pointed to WA... it is not working.
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Vandersommen Premium
Ok im pretty much totally lost! My dad purchased a domain for me a while back. I wasnt premium though when I got to the point of being able to use it. I decided to just make another website using the domain but im not sure really who it was purchased through. The verification email says the Organization name is Domain Shield. Is that who it was bought through? And if so its not listed on the options. I know he purchased it through the Wealthy Affiliate website. Feeling very lost please someone help clarify this for me!! Thank You!!
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Melissa901 Premium
You may want to ask site supports help with this they should be able to help you fill in the blanks
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Vandersommen Premium
Thank you! How do I get to site supports?
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Melissa901 Premium
Click on the big blue to the left that say site rubix, that will pull up a side bar click on the top box, this will open a new box up on the right top corner you will see site support. Click on it and you will send it like a regular email. Just be through.
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Anonymoose Premium
If you log in to that Domain Shield website where your domain was purchased, you only need to replace the name servers into the one above that Kyle mentioned :
Primary: ns1.mywahosting.com
Secondary: ns2.mywahosting.com

Then wait about 15-45 minutes for it to take effect.
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DarrellJ1 Premium
I just purchased my web domain through godaddy, and attempted to transfer my domain to wealthy affiliate, but godaddy seem to have some kind of restriction on doing that. I unlocked that restriction, then it said pending. It gave me a two month period upon which I can only transfer my domain to WA. After speaking with them, the tech told me I had to get this straight WA. Can someone help, because it they plan on holding on to my domain for two months, I will simply cancel my domain and go through another company. I will not waste two months with godaddy inorder to continue my journey with WA. PLEASE HELP
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MsMerry Premium
You can just point the servers here to WA and do the transfer later. It is because you just purchased the domain so they restrict the transfer but not changing the servers. It is in this training but if you need guidance many are familiar with godaddy.
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Foobard Premium
In addition to what MsMerry said, all registrars have that 2-month freeze on transfers. If you cancel the domain, they might hold on to it for an undetermined period of time. So if you really want that domain name, and you cancel it, it might be held up in limbo.
Or someone else could snap it up if they like the name.
Your best course of action is to do what MsMerry says and point the domain to Wealthy Affiliate, and transfer it later.
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clarerubel Premium
I typed NS1.MYWAHOSTING.COM into the field and GoDaddy says, "It's not a valid IP. What is the current "valid" IP address?

I purchased my DN rom GoDaddy@a week ago. Is this the problem?

I'm trying to transfer my DN from GoDaddy without having to wait the 60 days.

Does anyone know how to Transfer a NEW Domain Name from GoDaddy to WA?
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fleurallen Premium
Is your domain name unlocked and you have a transfer code? Check this out:
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clarerubel Premium
No. That's the problem, fluerallen. I purchased the DN @five days ago, so it's "locked". I called a tech, three times and each one had a different story. None would give me a transfer code. Supposedly, I can't transfer for 60 days.

One tech @GoDaddy showed me how to type in the "values" of the hosting company-WA- but the one I typed in is "invalid"; the ns1.mywahosting.com

So, the tech said, "Find out what the 'values' are and how to place them". Ok!

It's getting more complex, for me.
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fleurallen Premium
Hey hang in there Clare, I had similar hassles when transferring over multiple domains from a variety of providers. Send a message to site support here as they help you to walk through the whole thing. Persistance is the key, you will succeed - I hear you!
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clarerubel Premium
Thank you. You're so cool.

I'll try sending to "support", then. (Didn't know we had this.)
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Bibian2 Premium
I have presented this problem before, my domain pregnancyandlowbackpain.com was purchased at Wealthy Affiliate site but Google console does not recognise me as the owner of
pregnancyandlowbackpain.com if no www. is placed in it. once you try to open my site at Google console it will give me 404 error. If I open with the one with www. it will open immediately.
Google console said my host site does not welcome domains with www.
My question now is, how can I make this my site useful to me? since I built this site 7 months ago I have been fighting one problem or the other.
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JasonGB Premium
Hi
Have you entered all sites into google search console?
Not sure if this will help - but you should claim all possible site URLs and verify ownership
i.e.
http://mysite.com
http://www.mysite.com
https://mysite.com
https://www.mysite.com

Then you can select within google search console which is your preferred domain and all traffic will be sent to your preference
either
www.mysite.com
or
mysite.com
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Bibian2 Premium
Thank you Jason. All these I have done. When they refused to give me ownership of mysite.com I made www.mysite.com my preferred URL. Now they are telling me that my DNS is not rooted in the host DNS.
Don't really know what else to do. Any suggestions that can help is really welcomed
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JasonGB Premium
Hi again

I have opened your website with www and also without. They both load perfectly for me.
Perhaps need to talk to site support

Sorry not much help
J
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MsMerry Premium
Did you contact site support for assistance on this? Also as Jason has suggested as well. Google can be temperamental some days. :-) your site should be reading with an https://. I did not purchase my domain here so I am not the best help, sorry. I just tested with an https: and got an error saying it was not safe and a bunch of other stuff. Hmmm?
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Bibian2 Premium
Hi Merry,
For a long time now I have been a torn on the support team concerning all these problems. I think they are getting tired and has referred me to Kyle. I am waiting till I see improvement following Kyle's instructions.
And do you know what? This always consumsg my precious time because if everything is going normal I don't see why I should be where I am today.
Thanks for your care.
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MsMerry Premium
I agree and I hope Kyle has the answers to help you. It just doesn't make sense unless a step was missed, which does not seem to be the case. Wishing you the best.
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JJarmaL1 Premium
Hey guys, I’m relatively new to W.A. I just purchased the premium version and was trying to register my domain to setup a website. I thought premium version was free to own your own domain. So when I went to set it up it ask me to click on link and it sent me to another page to pay additional money to own. What exactly is that about? Need assistance, thanks
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Djefferds Premium
No domains are not included with premium. Most domains are $10-$15. per year.
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Labman Premium
Hosting is included, domains are extra.
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MsMerry Premium
HI Jarmal. Yes, you do need to purchase a domain separately from the membership. However, if you do not want to do that right away you can do two free sites here. I would choose to purchase your domain as it is much more professional and you own the name. All the best and hope this helps.
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HarveyBrown Premium
Hello Jarmal, did you purchase your domain from Wealthy Affiliate(WA) or another provider? If you purchased it through WA, then all you have to is to go into Site Rubix, click on Site Domain and register. If on the other hand you purchased through another provide the registering is the same except you do have to pay for the transfer.
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JJarmaL1 Premium
Hey Harvey, yes I purchased it through the W.A. site and have that part squared away. Thanks for your input
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1Freespirit Premium
When I went to godaddy, the above directions were not exactly correct. It seems maybe something has been moved around. Good thing I've done this before, so I could maneuver enough to find the nameserver boxes and follow the rest of the directions. Godaddy is doing something I haven't seen before. When you try to move your Domain, they are giving extra support to keep you from doing this. Maybe this is why the DNS instructions were not totally correct. Just a heads up.
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MsMerry Premium
Did you figure it out Hanan? I use GoDaddy and I just point the servers to WA. They did change a few things. Once you have the WA servers in the boxes just click on save and you should be good. Let me know if you still need help.
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1Freespirit Premium
Thank you so much for your response. I am still stuck. I did figure out how to point the domain to WA, however, it has not yet changed over from the temporary rubix site. Is there anything else needed besides pointing the domain from Goaddy to WA?
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otikoroASH Premium
Go Daddy is so frustrating, they locked my account for 60 days because I updated my name, this was convenient for them because my hosting and domains are up for renewal. With a much higher price tag than WA. If I want to protect my domains I have no choice but to renew with them before I transfer.

I'll be happy to be Go Daddy -free!
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MsMerry Premium
Wow, sorry to hear that. I have not had any issues using GoDaddy and I have been there awhile.
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MsMerry Premium
Gosh, I am such a slacker or so I feel right now! I did not see your question about GoDaddy. I sure hope you have it but if not please PM me and I can walk you thru.
Did you change it on this end from temporary to your own domain? It should show but if not check in with support here too. Looks like the problem is here and not at Godaddy due to the temporary which you also have to manually change. Geeze, sure hope you got it.
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19TAvery69 Premium
I created a website before joining WA and I want to add it to my WA account but in order to do so I need the DNS. What if I don't remember where or whom I purchased this domain name from? Is there a way I can find this out online?
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Foobard Premium
Edit: even better:
go here and type your domain in the input box:
https://www.internic.net/whois.html

Sometimes the information given is a bit misleading, though. Like mine says Enom, when I actually registered it with Namecheap. Namecheap was acting as a reseller to Enom. It should at least closer to the answer. If you contact the support at the registrar, they should be able to help you, even if you used a reseller.

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(original comment)
If you go here:
https://www.whatsmydns.net/
and type in your domain name. Change the dropdown that says "A" to "NS", and it will tell you what nameservers your domain is pointed to. That SHOULD give you the answer you are looking for.

Alternatively, do a search in your email account for your domain name. You should have an email from the registrar as one of your first emails. Assuming you are the kind of person who keeps emails. I hope! ;-)
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MsMerry Premium
Awesome information Steve! I just learned something else again! Gotta love this community.
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Foobard Premium
I learned the whatsmydns.net trick from @Nathaniell, I believe. Yes, this is a great community!
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FlorianHoff Premium
I have a .de Domain that won't work with the DNS changes. My Host also says I could try it again if the nameservers know the Domain. My questions are now if i even can get an .de domain? Is WA even concepted for German websites? Will german content even work with WA keyword tool?
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DynamicDavid Premium
After updating the DNS changes for a domain, it can take up to 2 to 3 days for those changes to be replicated throughout the internet.

You are interested in two web servers knowing that change, the WA web server and the web server that you use to go out to the internet, that is your Internet Service Providers web server. Once both those servers know the DNS changes, you should be all set for the next step.

So you may just have to wait.

Oh, the 2 to 3 days do not have to be traditional business days.

In the meantime, work with the WA keyword tool to confirm or otherwise if German content will work. I would be very surprised if it does not.
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nathaniell Premium
You should be able to change the DNS to WA's nameservers

ns1.mywahosting.com
ns2.mywahosting.com

If your registrar doesn't allow for NS changes, then you'll need to get a domain that allows you to change the nameservers. If you have to get a new domain, I'd recommend going with WA as your registrar. https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/websites/domains
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osnabcruz283 Premium
I really think that I am at a loss! I have to admit that I am a newbie in online marketing. In the first place I had a wrong understanding of Domain Name. I thought it was my company name that I registered with the Georgia Office of Secretary of State (De La Cruz Enterprises, LLC) and the website that I was intending to use (www.delacruzentllc.com) which I did not buy anywhere else. I would like to get my Domain Name through WA Hosting. PLEASE HELP !!!
osnabcruz283
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Labman Premium
Go to the SiteRubix menu item, click it to open the secondary menu. Select site Domains and purchase your domain there. You do not need to add the www. to the front of the domain these days.
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Mabacherli Premium
Hi there,

I am working on setting up a G Suite account. The first step is to verify that I am the owner of (domain name). In order to do so I need to add the following TXT record to my DNS settings:

google-site-verification=M9XmarM_kAMveN08Dc8B5I9e-TG9t5xtEh0bPIMEI78

Can you please add this for me?

Once this is added, please delete any existing MX records and add Google's MX records.



Please let me know when this has been completed.

Thanks,
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Triblu Premium
Hey Michael,

To verify your domain with Google, here is a tutorial to help you: Hope this helps you.
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DMcIntosh2 Premium
I am at how to set up Domain DNS. I already have a Domain name from Go Daddy, when I log in at Go Daddy I don't see the word Launch to click on I don't see the word Domain either. Can someone please direct me where to find either word? thanks
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BobBarr Premium
You can find WA training on setting your DNS addresses at godaddy by typing the words "dns godaddy" (without the quotes) into the WA search bar. (You shoukd look for the most recent training since godaddy has changed their site several times over the years.)
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faraha1986 Premium
Hi,
I have the same problem, did you find figure out what to do yet so I can follow your steps.
Please advice.
Thank you
Farah
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NoMo9-5Grind Premium
Hi,
Login to your GoDaddy account, then on the first page it takes you to.... at the top, it will say "Domains" and should display your actual Domain Name. Look to the right of that box then click on DNS then look for this "Nameserver" Click on the "Change" Button Select "Custom" and add following for WA :
http://NS1.MYWAHOSTING.COM
http://NS2.MYWAHOSTING.COM
In the respective boxes
Then click save at the bottom, and you should be good to go.
You may get an email notification from Go Daddy about the recent changes follow any instructions if needed.
Note: it could take a bit for the change to reflect. If you still have any issues Go Daddy is pretty awesome and rendering assistance.

Hope this helps. ')
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DMcIntosh2 Premium
HI Faraha, I was told at Go Daddy that I cannot transfer my Domain name before December 2nd. it has to be 60 days from when I bought it to be able to make the change. If you bought yours longer than 60 days from Go Daddy, just call them they will walk you through the process, they were very helpful to me, did not give me any problem at all
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DMcIntosh2 Premium
Hi Faraha again, I just had to purchase one from WA
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DMcIntosh2 Premium
Thank you for trying to help, but it turns out I cannot transfer my Domain Name as yet I would have had to own
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DMcIntosh2 Premium
Thank you for the information, but I cannot transfer my Domain name before 60 days after purchasing it at Go Daddy, and it has not been 60 days as yet not until Dec. 2nd, I just had to purchase one from WA.
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BobBarr Premium
Domain names do not need to be transferred to use them for hosting sites at WA.

You can use the domain name even while it's still stuck at godaddy by changing the DNS address settings to point the domain at WA's hosting servers. NoMo9-5Grind has provided the steps to do that above.
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brichnow21 Premium
Thank you! I just purcheased one through web.com, which I haven't yet launched. Nice to know about the wait time! Barb
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gcd Premium
I have just renewed my domain registration on DreamHost and set up my DNS settings to point here to WA but have a couple of questions (hopefully quick ones) please -

1. Does it now mean that the website previously registered and hosted on DreamHost, is now hosted here on WA?
The domain registration remains with DreamHost which is where I will renew each year?

2. Since doing that, I have set up my website here but I don't see any of the pages/posts from the website that I had created there. How do I get those?

Hope that makes sense.

Thanks folks
Gary
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MoritzS Premium
Once you have pointed the DNS to another company, the site is hosted there.

So now, your site is hosted at WA and the domain is still at DreamHost.

The content you created before changing the DNS gets lost if not backed up.

Moritz
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gcd Premium
Perfect. Thanks Moritz!
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MoritzS Premium
You're welcome. :)
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miamibeach7 Premium
Hey Kyle, I think that you need to update the info on SETTING UP YOUR DOMAIN DNS with GoDaddy. I do not see "Launch" instead I only see; MANAGE, which I clicked on...and then I changed it. Just took me a couple of minutes more to try to find the LAUNCH thing to click on,which is/was replaced by manage. Maybe it would benefit others...Thanks
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FDJ Premium
I am trying to change my DNS settings on 1&1 to point my domain to WA. I entered ns1.mywahosting.com under Name Server 1 and ns2.mywahosting.com under Name Server 2 and hit save but when I go back in to check the DNS settings it has reversed the two so that Name Server 1 shows as ns2.mywahosting.com and Name Server 2 shows as ns1.mywahosting.com. I called 1&1 but they could not figure it out and told me to wait until the changes update. Just wondering if anyone else has had this problem? Thanks!
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Labman Premium
Nope haven't had that problem. I would give it a few hours then check here: internic/whois to see if the changes have propagated. Then you can change them again.
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FDJ Premium
Labman. I just checked on the link you provided and it all looks hunky dory there. Thanks for the info!
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Labman Premium
You're welcome. Glad to help
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Susangogirl Premium
I just got off the phone with godaddy, and the rep told me that these links gave him the same error message that I got, which was "The data provided cannot be used, please correct it and resubmit your request." Are these nameservers up above correct? He told me that it wouldn't "take" and to contact WA.
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Susangogirl Premium
Ok, I think I figured it out. The nameservers originally were all caps. I used the most recent ones after refreshing the page here at WA and it seems to be in progress.
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Foobard Premium
If you are using:
ns1.mywahosting.com
ns2.mywahosting.com
Then yes, they are correct. Make sure there are no spaces.
Maybe even type them in manually rather than copy and paste.

I had to try the process two or three times before I could get it to work.
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MsMerry Premium
Yes, I had no problem pointing my domains here from GoDaddy. Oh, I see you figured it out! Yay!
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THay0209 Premium
Hi! I bought my domain name from GoDaddy and I am trying to redirect to WA. However, when I log in to my account I do not see "Launch" next to domains. What is displayed is my domain name (private registration) on the left and on the right side is "Set up", "DNS", & "Manage" respectively. I've been searching for this launch button and have not had much success. Does anyone know how to navigate/connect godaddy domain with WA hosting with the GoDaddy display options that I described? Help would be much appreciated :).

Thank you,
Terese
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Foobard Premium
I would ignore looking for a "Launch" button, and explore the contents of "Manage" and "DNS".

I'm not currently on GoDaddy, but any registrar constantly changes their interface, so it is almost impossible to keep a guide on how to do things 100% accurate to what you see on the screen. Explore, but just be very careful to not click "save" or "commit" or whatever unless you are really sure you want to make a change. The "cancel" button is your friend when exploring an interface.
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THay0209 Premium
Thanks so much for your reply. I will check out these options. I was a little leery about going forward and I do understand that interfaces are ever changing, but I did not want to make the wrong
move. Thanks again!
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Foobard Premium
You're welcome. Just be very careful of what you click on and fully read any messages you receive, and you should be fine.
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MsMerry Premium
yes, Terese, it is the DNS or Manage. You probably figured it out as it was some time ago. I didn't see your question earlier. Sorry as I use GoDaddy too.
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MsMerry Premium
You were correct in your info Steve.
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StarrgirlMe Premium
Yup, I just ran into the same thing; thanks for your help Foobard. On GoDaddy, go to DNS Management, scroll down to NameServers and the Change option will be highlighted :D
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THay0209 Premium
Thanks so much! I just made the switch and I hope that it processes. The browser said that I would likely get a confirmation email of the update, but it has yet to come through. Thanks again! :)
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THay0209 Premium
Thanks! I followed your steps and updated the NameServers :).
Did you receive a confirmation of the change via email?
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MsMerry Premium
I don't remember getting one either so hopefully, it is active and you have started building.
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Shelley1960 Premium
I need HELP!!! I am a very forgetful person and I have very little understanding of the web. I own two domain sites but I have NO CLUE where or how to change the DNS settings. How do I find that out? I have them both hosted right now by another program - do I change them there? If so, how? The other program is GlobalNPN.
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doug631 Premium
the best way to get a quick answer is in the live chat.
I'm not sure myself how to do it.
Doug
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Okieaphil Premium
Who is your registrar? Godaddy? or Hostgator? You answer should be easy to find if you know who you registered the domain with...
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Shelley1960 Premium
I don't know who I registered it with. It could be hostgator.
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Shelley1960 Premium
Where's Live Chat?
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Okieaphil Premium
What's your domain name... I can do a whois and get you directions for setting your DNS
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MsMerry Premium
not familiar with GlobalNPN but most are similar. You want to change the servers at Global to our servers here with
Primary: ns1.mywahosting.com
Secondary: ns2.mywahosting.com

Chances are when you log into Global NPN and click on manage your domains or something similar you will see some wording about the different things you can do. You can click on your domain you want to change and then look for words like 'manage DNS' or like that. Look for Name Servers and then click to change the name servers. You will put the above ns1.mywahosting.com and the ns2 in and then click save.
Now, not sure if Global is similar to the others but if so this should help a bit. If not, then ask in the live chat or contact support at GlobalNPN for assistance.
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Shelley1960 Premium
I figured it out. I did a google search (which a lot of times I forget I can do) and found my answers. I actually own 3 domains but one of them I know where I bought it. Thanks so much!!
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Okieaphil Premium
Yay!!! Awesome. You'll be kung-fu at this in no time. ;-)
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Pepeiata Premium
After you click on create new website it lets you get to where you write the domain name, then the title, the next step is to select a theme from thousands of them, then after selecting theme it pop up the price 14.69 then click to buy. Then it disappeared I could not find it anywhere
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LynWilson Premium
I have been trying to follow instructions to transfer my domain from Go Daddy to WA. And I'm lost!!! I need serious help because I have this message 'You have 1 domain pending removal in 6 days due to DNS issues' So I am now freaking out because the Go Daddy Account does not fit the instructions to follow!

This is doing my head in! HELP PLEASE!!
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JohnV Premium
May I suggest that you put in a request to site support, explaining exactly what you have done. If you follow the advice from marionblack about backing up your site, by using wp clone, then change the DNS settings in godaddy to to the WA settings, once your site is hosted here, you can perform the restore from wp clone yourself, or ask site support to help you do it.
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LynWilson Premium
Thank you. It's still all gobbly gook at the moment! Lol
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Joanne-G Premium
I just redirected my Domains from Go Daddy to WA. When I searched my domain names online, it says they aren't available. Is this because they are being redirected and will take a few days, AND, because I haven't set up a website in WA?

Also, when would be the right time to cancel my GoDaddy hosting?
Thanks!!!
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Kksb0711 Premium
You should set up your site on WA first under a siterubix domain, and then transfer your domain to it.
You can export the content from your site on GD, then import it to your site at WA. You are just basically transferring everything to WA.

Does that make sense?
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Joanne-G Premium
I already did the redirect before setting up a site in WA. Does this matter?
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Kksb0711 Premium
Do you still have access to them on your GD account?
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Joanne-G Premium
I just called GD and they said the redirect in is progress. I don't have access to my websites or domains at this time.

They also said I need to contact WA tech support to get a ZONE FILE set up since my emails that were connected to my domain names are no longer accessible.

I was of the understanding that my emails stayed at GD since they were registered there. Ahhh....what a schmozzle.

I looked around for tech support, but the only thing I found was in the Site Rubix - Tech support ticket.
I assume there's no 800# to call to get immediate assistance, is there??
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Kksb0711 Premium
How frustrating! I would submit a support ticket with WA letting them know what happened and that you need a ZONE FILE set up. Here...
https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/websites/support

I would create a site first though. Just to get a domain they can connect with you. It doesn't take long. Just choose a domain and a theme, and you can change it later.
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Joanne-G Premium
OK. thanks for the support, again! :-)
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Kksb0711 Premium
No problem
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Elbert1 Premium
similar problem here and do not know exactly where to go for solutions.
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mrswareagle Premium
Once I have updated my GoDaddy DNS address to point to WA, is there another step that I need to take? Or is it simply a matter of waiting for the site to show up under the "Move" menu when I type it in? Thanks in advance! Itching to get started!
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MsMerry Premium
you should be good to go.
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dgurtner Premium
You also need to add the site to WA's hosting in the site management tool
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mrswareagle Premium
Actually there were a couple more steps, but by poking around in the menus, I was able to figure it out.
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JonathanFL Premium
WAR EAGLE! (sorry, just had to get that in)
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mrswareagle Premium
A big War Eagle to you!!
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dgurtner Premium
Glad it worked!
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MsMerry Premium
My apologies. I have been sick and thinking wasn't in the picture I guess. I should not have assumed that you had the rest of it under wraps. Oops. Glad it worked out in the end. :)
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mrswareagle Premium
I'm good at figuring things out. Thanks for getting me started.
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map3 Premium
If you're using HostMonster like I am, here are the steps:

1) Click "Domains" tab next to WordPressTools.
2) Check the Domain Box on the bottom left side where your domains are.
3) Click the "Name Servers" tab.
4) Click "Use Custom Nameservers"

This is where I had to call HostMonster..
So I didn't see that you could scroll down because it doesn't look like there's a section to scroll down from how it's cut off. Now I know and just wanted to make sure others didn't waste time contacting them after reading this.

They said it could take up to 4 hours to take effect.
Hope this has helped!
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sybull Premium
You'd be better off buying here. I used to think Go Daddy was cheaper and then I found out we get privacy registration included for free so it's actually cheaper if you include that. I don't know much about whois but I'd think there are more benefits to registering thru WA with that too.
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jawwad777 Premium
ok so what is this link for? http://admin.1and1.com

I have no idea what this is and how am i supposed to login if i have never even heard of or registered here? i need some clarification here.

I purchased my domain from godaddy recently and the just completed the last step of adding the hosting link or something on godaddy, but what is this " http://admin.1and1.com" thing? i cannot proceed to the next step until i figure this out, can someone please help here thanks, i dont understand this tech stuff, my brain does not function on this level, your help would really be appreciated
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Labman Premium
GoDaddy is your registrar, one and one is the hosting. Since you are with WA, you can host here. You won't need an account at 1&1.

You may want to consider transferring your registration to WA at some point (instead of renewing at GoDaddy) For now, just point the nameservers to WA and use the hosting here that is included with your Premium membership.
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MsMerry Premium
You have done everything you need to do if you pointed or transferred your domain from GoDaddy. 1and1 is just another hosting company that people may have used. You used GoDaddy, so just keep going in your training.
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starduzt Premium
Hi Labman am really LOST since yesterday ... : (

just purchase my domain at WA ... now,
what is the host domain?
do I really need to purchase this to godaddy or 1&1

I want to transfer my free installed website rubix.com - to the domain I just purchase from WA but for some reason it really confused me coz I cannot get through to the process ...

crying emoji : (
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Labman Premium
If you purchased the domain at WA and you have a siterubix site, then you can go into the SiteRubix menu item, and click on Site Manager. Here you will see your siterubix site. In the boxes at the bottom of the site listing there is one called move.

Click on this and follow the prompts. You will enter the domain name that you purchased and the content on your siterubix site will appear on your new domain.

Then you just need to add more content on the new site.
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AlphaRat49 Premium
I don't understand this stuff. Why do I need to point my GoDaddy domain name to WA? I have never done this stuff before and don't want to screw up something. Can I use the GoDaddy as it sits and build the website here on WA under the SiteRubix ?? Or is that why you have to point it to WA? What are the differences between having something pointed at WA instead of GD? I am a doof here.
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MozMary Premium
sounds like you bought your domain name at godaddy?

or did you buy hosting there?

can you remember what you signed up to there or bought from them? Sounds like you don't have a website set up already

Domain names are bought for a one off fee of a few dollars and renewed every year, but they still need hosting, you point the domain name from wherever you bought it to whoever your host is - you've got hosting with your membership here and it is cheaper than their top hosting plan there, so all you have to do is put the WA server numbers into your godaddy domain name account, when you log in they've got a box for that [search bar should bring up some training on it]


Why pay twice for hosting or keep your website hosted on a cheap plan or why pay for and drive a cheap car when you've already paid for a racecar here parked round the back, unused?

the search bar top of the page gives lots of explanations on this
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tgtobb Premium
All you are doing is telling the world, through GoDaddy where your website is being hosted. Think of the domain name server the same as the card catalog file in your public library, you look up the book title (in our case the website) you want to see, the card tells you which shelf and book number to look for to find your book, in our case the domain name server is telling your web browser what hosting server (WA) has your website and where to look to display it on your screen.

It's actually pretty simple even though not exactly intuitive. :-)
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AlphaRat49 Premium
Cool deal, thanks for the explanation. I will give it a go.
Regards, David
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AlphaRat49 Premium
I did just buy the domain name. It has been sitting there waiting to be used for a few months
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AlphaRat49 Premium
I understand it a little better now. Except I lost my library card a while back. haha. Take care, David
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MsMerry Premium
You want to point your GoDaddy domain name here so you can use that domain name on the website you are going to be building here. You can leave that domain at GoDaddy and not point the servers to WA but then you will need to come up with a different domain name or use the free sites. It is more professional looking to have your own and the pointing of the servers is as easy as Kyle points out. Once you do it you will be surprised at how easy it was.
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AlphaRat49 Premium
Got it done. Way easier than building the website
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DrSound Premium
I just went through the steps with network solutions. They've been costing me a fortune since I only used them for email and once hosted a site for a organization that I helped found. Once that was transferred to the University of Michigan's server, I should have left network solutions, but instead I just left money in their coffers.

So, I wait to move on to build out the web page until the transfer is complete.

The email comes over as well, correct?
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littlemama Premium
You will need to create that email again, but you can ask Site Support to make sure.
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mike-stewart Premium
You have got to be kidding???!!! I've never had this much trouble forwarding a domain before. This stuff is not alien to me...but I just don't get this.


Server Error in '/park' Application.

This is usually a temporary error during hostname resolution and means that the local server did not receive a response from an authoritative server

Description: An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the current web request. Please review the stack trace for more information about the error and where it originated in the code.

Exception Details: System.Net.Sockets.SocketException: This is usually a temporary error during hostname resolution and means that the local server did not receive a response from an authoritative server

Source Error:


Line 140: }
Line 141:
Line 142: if (InRange(System.Net.Dns.GetHostEntry(_parkedDomainProvider.Value.DomainName).AddressList[0].ToString()) == false)
Line 143: {
Line 144: Response.Clear();

Source File: d:\Sites\CDS\cds\controllers\page-controller.aspx.cs Line: 142

Stack Trace:


[SocketException (0x2afa): This is usually a temporary error during hostname resolution and means that the local server did not receive a response from an authoritative server]
System.Net.Dns.GetAddrInfo(String name) +6670986
System.Net.Dns.InternalGetHostByName(String hostName, Boolean includeIPv6) +106
System.Net.Dns.GetHostEntry(String hostNameOrAddress) +109
CDSPageControllers_page_controller.get_DocumentRoute() in d:\Sites\CDS\cds\controllers\page-controller.aspx.cs:142
Atlantis.Framework.Web.CDSContent.CDSContentPageControllerBase.WhiteListCheck() +39
Atlantis.Framework.Web.CDSContent.CDSContentPageControllerBase.OnPreInit(EventArgs e) +28
System.Web.UI.Page.PerformPreInit() +37
System.Web.UI.Page.ProcessRequestMain(Boolean includeStagesBeforeAsyncPoint, Boolean includeStagesAfterAsyncPoint) +296
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Gunnertwist Premium
I do not know much about this level of detail, but I would recommend that u send this info to SiteSupport and see if they can help u. Sry I cannot help u further.
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Foobard Premium
You're trying to forward the domain? I'm not sure that is supported here. You can point the domain or transfer.
You may want to contact Site Support on this.
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ChrisScott Premium
If you are going to have WA host it then the DNS have to point to the host who host the website. Your domain can remain parked wherever it is at now, but for the Search Engines to know where the WordPress install in it is, then the servers of that domain must point to the host.

Thus... point the DNS(s) to whoever you want to host it.
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TheDummyOfWA Premium
I transferred my domain to WA from ipage and paid..and it shows on WA that it's ready, but I can't put the name servers in..I tried to put the name servers in the domain in ipage since it still shows it there, but they don't recognize the name servers..I talked to the support, and they said since I already transferred my domain name over, I have to put the name servers in here at WA...how does that work? lol
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cwelliver Premium
let's figure it out
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TheDummyOfWA Premium
Thank you!! :) I thought maybe Kyle would know, but my domain was bought through ipage.com and there's no tutorial for that one! And ipage support wasn't much help! They told me I had to change the name servers at WA..lol
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ThomasPaul Premium
Does your domain show on this page?

https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/websites/domains
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TheDummyOfWA Premium
yes, but not with my other domains..it's at the bottom of the page, and it still shows that domain at my other server ipage!
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ThomasPaul Premium
What does the "status" say on this page:

https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/websites/domains/transfer
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TheDummyOfWA Premium
Pending transfer and then in yellow words it says transfer in progress, but on the other page in green it says ready!
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ThomasPaul Premium
Have you received any emails asking you to confirm the transfer?
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TheDummyOfWA Premium
nope, but I'll check my other email from ipage! One sec!
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TheDummyOfWA Premium
Okay got this email in my other email account! Re: Transfer of http://everythingfamilylife.com

http://Domain.com received notification on Mon Jun 19 14:27:07 2017 that you have requested a transfer to another domain name registrar.

If you want to proceed with this transfer, you do not need to respond to this message.

If you wish to cancel the transfer, please contact us before Sat Jun 24 14:27:07 2017 by going to our website,


You may need to enter the following information to accept or decline the transfer:

Domain Name: http://everythingfamilylife.com


If we do not hear from you by Sat Jun 24 14:27:07 2017, the transfer will proceed. Just have to wait for Saturday I guess because I don't know where that transfer key goes..lol

Thank you so much for your help! :)
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ThomasPaul Premium
Please remove the transfer key from your posting that could be a sensitive piece of information.

I'm assuming you entered the EPP code when you paid for the transfer at WA?
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TheDummyOfWA Premium
I didn't even put the transfer key in yet, as I just saw the email when you asked me to check...lol
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ThomasPaul Premium
Please edit your comment above to remove the key from your comment.
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TheDummyOfWA Premium
okay..thank you! :) I deleted it from my post..I guess that was kinda dumb..lol
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tgtobb Premium
You change your DNS server names on the site where you originally purchased the domain name. That is where you enter the WA DNS server names.
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TheDummyOfWA Premium
I did that, and they said the name servers don't exist...lol
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tgtobb Premium
What were the nameservers you entered?
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TheDummyOfWA Premium
What it listed : Primary: ns1.mywahosting.com
Secondary: ns2.mywahosting.com
but without the primary and secondary in front of them! I moved domains to other servers before, and I even ran my own server years ago, so I know how to put in name servers, but IPage doesn't like those nameservers...lol
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tgtobb Premium
Those should work, they are the same as one of my sites. When you enter them in the dashboard on the IPage site where you bought the domain name, make sure there is no extra space in front of or after the addresses. If IPage allows more than the two nameservers, then just get 2 additional from OpenDomain and add them as well, never hurts to have an extra directory anyway.

Barring any success there I would open another support ticket with WA and request new DNS servers. Don't add that request to an existing support ticket as it may just muddy the waters and confuse things even more, a new ticket is best in my experience. :-)
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tgtobb Premium
I also see a couple of other issues that are not necessarily DNS related.

-- Your URL is not simply http://everythingfamilylife.com/, you need to add an s for SSL, thus making it https://everythingfamilylife.com/. That gives a nonspecific 500 internal server error which is too generic to be meaningful at all. :-(

-- Do you have the numeric IP address of your website from your control panel? If so enter those digits in your web browser (no https, etc.) and see if you can open your site from there. If that fails then there is another hosting server issue other than DNS on the WA server. The numeric IP address ignores DNS entirely and goes directly to your website server.
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TheDummyOfWA Premium
Thank you! It is all working now! :) Thanks for all your help! :)
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TheDummyOfWA Premium
I bought my domain through WA and it wants me to set up my DNS servers with the WA name servers...that doesn't make any sense..lol..and it's the first time it asked me to do that! Kyle...help..am having so much trouble with this one domain...lol
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