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How do I connect my domain to my site hosted with Wix?

Last Updated: Feb 16, 2019 07:28AM UTC

Connecting Your Domain to Wix’s Hosting Server

Connecting your domain name to a hosting server allows you to create and publish a website for the public to see. Hosting your website is essential for allowing public access to internet users and to be found on the world wide web. Connecting your domain allows you to keep your domain name subscription with a trusted domain provider while using the hosting services and website tools of another company, like Wix.

 

Before you can connect your domain to Wix please make sure you have the following:

 

To connect your domain to Wix, please follow this step-by-step guide:


1. Sign into your account on our site.


2. Click “Manage Website” for the Domain Name you would like to alter.













3. Click “View Nameservers & Zone” within the DNS & Nameservers Section.













4. Click “Edit My Zone File”.









5. Find your Wix Name Server Records here.


6. Copy your Wix A Record and replace the 199.34.228.59 value of the A Record at the top of your DNS Settings.













7. Click “Add A New Record”, then copy the CNAME Record from Wix and paste it into the value input on the new Record row. Make sure the name of this new record is www, the TTL is set to 10800, and the Type is set to CNAME.
















8. Click “Add A New Record”, then copy the CNAME Record from Wix and paste it into the value input on the new Record row. Make sure the name of this new record is M, the TTL is set to 10800, and the Type is set to CNAME.













9. Click on the Delete checkbox next to the A Record still set to 199.34.228.59













10. Click “Update My Zone File".













If you have any trouble connecting your domain to Wix please contact customer service by using the "Submit A Request" in the top right corner. 

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