This page describes how to transfer your website hosting from your old provider to DreamHost while also pointing your DNS to DreamHost. In this way, your site at DreamHost is live as soon as the DNS updates online.
- Sign up for any DreamHost plan [here]. View the following article for details:
- Note: DreamHost sends you a 'request to transfer the registration' after you complete the sign up, as well as information on how to access your FTP account.
- This modification takes about 3-72 hours to propagate across the Internet, after which your new name servers will direct visitors to your account here with DreamHost.
- You can track the progress of your DNS update here.
Once the DNS is resolving to DreamHost, your site will resolve to the data you’ve uploaded to your DreamHost servers.
Transferring your registration to DreamHost
Please review the following article on how to transfer your domain registration to DreamHost: