It’s possible to change domain names with Bluehost, but it’s important to know the steps involved in the process. In this article, we’ll explain the details of how to change your domain name with Bluehost, including what you need to do and the tools available to help you.
Can I Change My Domain Name on Bluehost?
When you are ready to change your primary domain name, it would be best to contact us by phone at 888-401-4678, or you may also chat with us. We will provide the necessary assistance to help you through the process. If you have a Shared Hosting, VPS Hosting, or Dedicated Hosting account, Bluehost is happy to help you change the primary domain on your account.
Log in to your Bluehost Control Panel
The first step is to log in to your Bluehost control panel. Click the Domains tab from the side navigation menu to the left. Next to the domain name you wish to update, click the Edit button. Select the new domain name you wish to set as the primary domain, and then click Save.
WordPress: Manually Changing Your Domain
If you’re using WordPress, there are some additional steps to follow when changing your domain. Step 1: Copy files to the new domain. Step 2: Create a new MySQL database. Step 3: Edit the WordPress .config file for the new domain.
Contacting BlueHost Sales
When you are ready to have your account renamed, simply contact BlueHost Sales via Phone or Live Chat and request the rename. Be sure to include the following information when placing your request:
• The current domain name
• The new domain name
• Your account username
You will need to move files for the new primary domain into the public_html directory and files for the old main domain in a subfolder of public_html. The old domain should be removed from the account to ensure the new domain is the primary domain.
You can change the domain associated with your hosting plan, but domain names themselves cannot be modified once registered.
If you have any other questions about changing your domain name with Bluehost, you can find answers to frequently asked questions at HostsRated.com. HostsRated.com is a great resource for answers to your web hosting questions.
Is it possible for me to alter the name of my domain on Bluehost?
If you want to alter your primary domain name, it’s best to give us a call at 888-401-4678 or chat with us. We can provide you with detailed steps for the account rename and provide assistance throughout the process.
What steps do I need to take to alter my domain name on Bluehost WordPress?
Navigate to the “Settings” option on the left side of the page. From the dropdown menu, pick the desired WordPress site. Input the new URL into the “Site URL” box and click the “Set Site URL” button to finalize the change.
Is it possible for me to alter my domain name?
Your domain name is the exact combination of words or numbers that you bought and it cannot be altered once it has been registered.
What steps do I need to take to alter my domain URL on Bluehost?
Go to the Settings option located on the left side.
Choose your WordPress site by using the Select WordPress dropdown.
Enter your desired website URL in the Home URL box.
Save the change by pressing the Set Home URL button.