If you’re making the switch to Host Papa from another hosting company, you can either transfer your domain name to Host Papa or just leave the domain name with its current company and update the nameserver (DNS) entries to link it to your Host Papa hosting account.Here’s how: Changing your DNS Settings Your domain name server (DNS) settings link your domain name to your website’s hosting account, so that visitors are directed to the correct website.
Because DNS is the system that connects your visitors to your site you need to ensure it is configured correctly!
Because WP Engine does not host DNS you will need to update your DNS directly with your DNS provider.
For many people, DNS, or Domain Name System, is something way too technical to work on themselves but we are here to explain and guide you through the process of updating your DNS.
Think of DNS as a phone book that serves as a resource to contact your business.
In this article, we will show you how to properly move your Word Press site to a new domain name without losing your SEO rankings.
Before you start, we want to emphasize a few things.In most cases, your DNS Provider is whomever you purchased your domain name from.If you’re unsure of who your DNS Provider is, you can utilize a third party website such as to help make this determination.We will show you the right way of moving your Word Press site to a new domain name, setting up proper 301 redirects, and notifying search engines.Please note that this guide is not for moving your Word Press site to a new web host. Yes, while the process is similar, there are more things involved in this process as you set 301 redirects and more.If the number is not correct, you will not receive calls. Think of the phone number as what your visitor types in their browser (