How do I rename my Domain name

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None of replies around this subject is quite  my problem How do I change me domain name AND keep all the pages I currently have including the sub domains.I realize that I will have to pay for a new Domain title. When I have the new domain with existing info I will delete the current Domain name.Elizabeth replied to a similar quest of mine but at that point, I still needed to keep my current Domain name. Now I do not.
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I am not 100% certain and have not seen the other answers you have gotten, but I would suspect that you will have to RE-NAME all of the pages and change the sub domains to match your new domain name.  I suppose you could set up some re-directs but the internet doesn't like those and you will possibly lose visitors because of too many re-directs.  You did not say if you are using SiteBuilder or Website Builder so I can't address how to do that.  Once you have your new domain, you can rename all the pages to match that.  It will take some time for all the new pages and subdomains to wind through the new Google Searches. It just will.   I hope that is a little bit useful.
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Hello,

With the builder you are using, you can have more than one domain name connected to the site. So, register the new domain you want and make sure it is associated to the same site as your old domain. All of the pages will stay the same, only the domain name at the beginning will change. The old domain will stay active until you delete it.
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Thank you so much. That is exactly what I needed. As I am very nervous about proceeding, would you tell me exactly what I have to do to associate the new site to the old one. Sorry to be a pain but I am quite old! Audrey
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We have an article with step by step instructions that should help.

https://community.homestead.com/homestead/topics/how_can_i_switch_my_domain_to_a_new_site_i_built
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Thank you

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