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    Can I change the domain name of my website?

    Hello,

    I want to change the domain name of my website. Is there any way of I have to make new one and have to transfer whole data from old website to new one?

    Thank You.

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    Yes, you can change your domain name. Just contact your hosting provider and they will transfer all of your content to the new one. But make sure that you will lose all your backlinks and ranking.
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    Hello
    Thanks for your reply. It will be very helpful to me.


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    Quote Originally Posted by shirleyscott View Post
    Hello,

    I want to change the domain name of my website. Is there any way of I have to make new one and have to transfer whole data from old website to new one?

    Thank You.
    No, you can not change the name after buying it. If you want to have another name, you need to buy a new one. After buying a new domain name, you need to point that name to your exist hosting DNS and configure your hosting to have that name as addon domain too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shirleyscott View Post
    Hello,

    I want to change the domain name of my website. Is there any way of I have to make new one and have to transfer whole data from old website to new one?

    Thank You.
    No, you cannot change the name of the domain as it. But if your domain name is going to expire, then do not renew it and just buy the new domain (make sure to do this at least 1 month before renewal).

    When you ave bought the new domain just link the domain with your hosting as an addon domain. Once this is done, your domain will be linked with your hosting.

    Ten go into the file manager of your previous domain and there in the .htaccess file, you can add the redirection code from your old domain to the new domain.

    This way, the users who will come to your domain, will automatically be redirected to your new domain. But you have to generate the backlinks again for the new domain

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    As others have mentioned, changing currently owned domain can not be done and the new wanted domain would have to be registered.

    I am guessing that with the old domain was a website that you have been using. If you plan on changing the address to the new, it would be best to contact your website creator/administrator. For some websites, the address change is very easy and can be done from the CMS side, however for others the changes has to be done manually and may include even changes in the used database or the programming code itself.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shirleyscott View Post
    Hello,

    I want to change the domain name of my website. Is there any way of I have to make new one and have to transfer whole data from old website to new one?

    Thank You.
    Hey, may I know why do you want to change domain? Is there any spelling mistake during registering or you are thinking of buying an entire new domain?

    In case of spelling mistake, you can order the correct domain and redirect the present domain to the new domain.
    If you are thinking of buying an entire new domain, then files needs to be migrated. Contact your hosting provider, they will assist you in case of difficulties.

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