This article is about Link Godaddy Domain to DreamHost hosting, I will try covering every aspect of this topic in very easy and clear manner.
I want to tell you one important point, if you purchased domain name and web hosting from same service provider simultaneously, then no need to do have headache as service provider will do everything for you.
Now I must tell my story, I took domain name from Goddady in the morning and web hosting at night from DreamHost.
I hope that now you have a Domain name and Web Hosting space. If you have any problems in registering a domain name or getting web hosting space, we encourage you to contact your domain support team. Their team is available 24 X 7 and can guide you in the best possible manner.
Now it is time to link our domain name to the web hosting space, as without Linking your domain to your hosting, if you type the domain name on Google, you must get a blank page with some error.
Once linking is done, and anyone will open your domain name in their browser, they will be able to see the your website present on your web hosting space.
(Note: currently your web hosting space doesn’t have any website, but we’ll anyway proceed with the linking anyway.)
Steps to link Godaddy domain to DreamHost
Step-1: Open the welcome email from you received from DreamHost. That email must contain your domain name servers (DNS).
Step-2: Go to Godaddy domain management panel.
Step-3: At your domain management panel, look for options like: Change Name servers/DNS, Update DNS, Transfer DNS to Web host etc. Click on Nameservers.
Step-4: You get two options, click on custom and add servers.
Step-4: Enter the DNS you have (from Step-1).
Step-5: Wait for a few hours (up to 24 hours) for the DNS propagation. Actually this is the turnaround time but this is done immediately.
Congrats! You have successfully link Godaddy domain to Dreamhost hosting.
If you are unable to link Godaddy domain to DreamHost, simply contact the support team of Godaddy or DreamHost and they will guide you. It’s very easy and if you get confused, they will help you out and connect your domain name to your hosting space within minutes.
I hope this article helped to link Godaddy domain to WordPress hosting. If you face any problem please let me know commenting below.