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How do I move an existing website/domain to my Site5 location?

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I have created a very simple HTML based website and want to move the required files to my Site5 location and go live with it. The domain was purchased with another host site but was never really used. I need to tie the domain opening to my home page. I would really like to accomplish this as soon as possible and would appreciate your quick response. Thanks!!

Answer #1

HI there! With a straight HTML site as you describe, it’s actually quite easy. The first thing you will need is a hosting account, which you can choose and order straight from our site. Once this is active, most everything you will need is in the welcome letter you receive, but the steps are pretty straightforward:

1 – use an FTP client, such as FileZilla or CuteFTP, to upload your site files to the public_html folder on your account

2 – change the nameservers on your domain name, at the registrar, to the ones provided in the welcome letter. In most cases, these would be and

That’s it!

Answers Answered By: jdavey [359 Blue Star Level]

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