Adding a website and hosting

Overview

This article walks you through adding domain. The steps are different depending on if you have already registered the domain, or if you're adding a subdomain. The following topics are covered in this article.

Adding a domain

Adding a domain

The following steps add a domain to a hosting plan.

  1. Navigate to the Websites page.
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  2. Click the Add Website button on the top left.
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  3. Three options appear.
    • Enter a domain or subdomain you already own: Select this option if you've already registered your domain.
    • Create a subdomain: Select this option to create a subdomain on a domain you have already registered.
    • Register a new domain: Select this option to first register your domain name.

Option 1 — Enter a domain or subdomain you already own

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  1. Enter a domain name you have already registered. If it's registered at another company, check the box to confirm you are the owner of this domain name.
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  2. Click the Next: Hosting button on the bottom right.
    A list of your hosting plans appear.
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  3. Click the Select button to the right of a plan you wish to add this domain to.
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  4. Click the Next: Options button on the bottom right.
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  5. The next page allows you to chose some options to add to your website. For example, installing WordPress. Click the Select button only if you wish to add WordPress.
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  6. Click the Set Up Website button on the bottom right to add hosting to the domain.
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    A success message displays confirming the site has been added to the hosting plan.

Option 2 — Create a subdomain

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  1. Enter your subdomain in the first text field. For example, blog or forum.
  2. Select an existing domain on your account from the Parent domain dropdown.
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  3. Click the Next: Options button on the bottom right.
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  4. The next page allows you to chose some options to add to your website. For example, installing WordPress. Click the Select button only if you wish to add WordPress.
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  5. Click the Set Up Website button on the bottom right.
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    A success message displays confirming the site has been added to the hosting plan.

Option 3 — Register a new domain

This option takes you to the Registrations page where you can purchase the registration for the domain. View the following article for further details.

Once purchased, you can then add hosting to the domain.

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