If you simply want to change the domain of your website but leave content as it is, you would need to transfer domain's files to another location and put it under other domain's name. Here are the steps to achieve it:

  • Add new domain to the plan.

First click on the Hosting menu.

Click on Manage next to an existing hosting account.

Click on Add Website to add your new domain to plan. 

  • Enter file manager of the whole account to copy the files among domains.

Click on File Manager to access your files and folders inside your web browser. Then choose username of the account to enter directory which goes before domains - it will be easier to navigate.

Navigate to the domain's, which you would like to replace with new domain, public_html folder.

Select all the files and press button Copy.

Choose the destination of new domain's public_html (Path should be: domains/new domain name/public_html) and press Copy to finish the process. Wait until table disappears.

That is all with files! If you have custom developed website, make sure to change all the links in any files where it could differ.

Following step is applied to websites, which use database.

  • Export database and restore database for new domain.

First click on the Hosting menu.

Click on Manage next to your hosting account.

Click on MySQL Databases and choose database which is used by your primary domain. Click on it and press button phpMyAdmin.

  • On phpMyAdmin, press button Export and proceed further without changing anything on the settings.
  • Import database backup to our server - click here to find a tutorial. 
  • And finally, update configuration files. When the database is restored, you will need to open the configuration file of your PHP script and update MySQL database details


That is all! You can remove your old domain from the hosting account on "Add website" section. 

First click on the Hosting menu.

Click on Manage next to an existing hosting account.


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