Change website association

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I need help changing changing the website association for a site I just created in Sitebuilder Desktop.    Please change the association of the domain www.wednesdaynitescramble.com
to www.wednesdaynitescramble.homestead.com.     It currently points to www.wednesdaynitescramble.homesteadcl...;  
  

thanks.
Hal Zoller
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I changed this earlier today. It is pointing to the Homestead.com address, but this is not the most desirable option. For the best site, you should be using the new Websitebuilder program. All new sites are meant to work on the homesteadcloud.com and will produce a more modern site that is favored more by search engines than the older sites.
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Thanks Drew.   I was unaware that new sites couldn't be built with Sitebuilder desktop.   I have about 40 sites for customers and will try to make this transition, but it will be slow, and I need to have the "Site Mover" function at the present time.
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They can be if we convert the site for you, which is what I did. You will want to take a look though. Unfortunately, the site mover tool is not available. We can move sites, but you can't convert a site from the old Sitebuilder to the new Websitebuilder.
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I have a similar problem. I have original Sitebuilder and I want to "convert" to the newer Websitebuilder. Are you saying that Homestead can move the content but I cannot? I need to wipe the drive that Sitebuilder resides on. I would then like to "start over" with Websitebuilder. How does Homestead facilitate this?
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Unfortunately not. If you want to move to the new Websitebuilder it is required to start fresh. We can't move content from Sitebuilder to Websitebuilder. The procedure is to create a new site from within your Homestead account and choose a template. You will not be using the desktop program at all for this.