Setting up a domain name with GoDaddy

W Web Design Support / Domain Last updated on Updated  Jan 12, 2020

How do I change my domain nameservers with GoDaddy?

To make your existing domain name work with our hosting, you need to have your domain name servers pointed to our Server. Below are instructions on how to change your name servers with Godaddy. If you need assistance, you can contact our Support.

Note: Changing your name servers does not transfer your domain registration. You will need to keep your domain current with your current registrar.


• If you have domain-based email (i.e., please send your email provider's MX records to our Support Team BEFORE you change your name servers (the next step). If you change your name servers before we have your email's MX records set up on our servers, your email will go down. Your email will be restored within 2-24 hours after your MX records have been added to our servers.


1. Log in to your GoDaddy Account Manager.

2. Next to Domains, click Manage.


If you're using the Card View, follow these steps:

• Select the domain name you want to use, click the gear icon (Settings) and select Manage DNS.


• Under Nameservers, click Change.


• Under Choose your new nameserver type, select Custom.


• Enter the following Name Servers in the first two boxes:



• Click on Save.

If you're using the List View, follow these steps:

• Select the domain names you want to modify.

• From the Nameservers menu, select Set Nameservers.

• Under Setup type, select Custom.

• Enter the following Name Servers in the first two boxes:



• Click on OK.

After you update your name servers it may take up to 24-48 hours for your new website to be active.

Important: You must change your domain's name servers in order for your domain name to be active with our Server. Name server changes take 24-48 hours to propagate.

If you need assistance with this or any aspect of your account, you can reach our Support team.