How to connect GoDaddy domain to SiteGround account

Is it possible to connect GoDaddy domain to SiteGround?

Are you not sure on how to connect GoDaddy domain to SiteGround? Worry not! You just have to do some simple steps and you will be able to use the domain you have purchased from GoDaddy to your SiteGround account.

connect Goddady domain to siteground

Create website in SiteGround

Before you can connect your domain to SiteGround, you have to make sure that you have a working website in order to get SiteGround’s nameservers. WIthout a working website you won’t be able to access SiteGround’s site tools. Site tools is a web portal where you can manage your site’s domain and other features.

Connect GoDaddy domain to SiteGround
Setup website in SiteGround to access Site Tools

To proceed, you may use temporary subdomain provided by SiteGround. You can delete this subdomain after you have successfully transfer from GoDaddy to SiteGround.

Get SiteGround nameservers

Before you can connect your domain to SiteGround, you need to get its nameservers first. Nameservers are part of a huge database known as the Domain Name System (DNS), it is like a lists of devices and IP addresses attached to them. How does nameserver work? It use this data to convert domain names into numerical IP addresses since it is the only language our computers can understand. Follow bellow steps to copy nameservers from SiteGround;

  1. Click Website menu
  2. Go to Site Tools button
  3. From Site Tools portal, copy Name Servers
SiteGround site tools

Update GoDaddy nameservers

Sign-in to your GoDaddy account and click DNS button. From there, you will be able to add or change GoDaddy’s nameservers. Copy those 2 SiteGround’s nameservers there.

GoDaddy account click DNS button
Click DNS button
Connect GoDaddy domain to SiteGround
Click Add or Change button to update GoDaddy’s nameservers

Finally, after you have completed all of these steps you will be able to use your GoDaddy domain in your SiteGround’s account.

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