How can I switch my domain to a new site I built?

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Here's how you can associate your domain with another website on your account.

  1. Click Domains link in the left navigation menu.

  2. Scroll down until you see your domain name and click Change Site Association.



  3. Choose the website you'd like your domain name to point to using the drop-down menu.


  4. Click Save to confirm the change. It may take some time for this change to reflect.

    **If the site you are switching to is built in Website Builder**

  5. Click Websites Manager, choose the site you are working with, click Edit Site, and Publish.

    *IF YOU GET A 404 ERROR on your published site, please follow the instructions in this article to fix this:
    https://community.homestead.com/homestead/topics/fixing-the-website-builder-404-error


Hope that helps!

For a video walkthrough of these instructions:

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Here's how you can associate your domain with another website on your account.

  1. Click Domains link in the left navigation menu.

  2. Scroll down until you see your domain name and click Change Site Association.



  3. Choose the website you'd like your domain name to point to using the drop-down menu.


  4. Click Save to confirm the change. It may take some time for this change to reflect.

    **If the site you are switching to is built in Website Builder**

  5. Click Websites Manager, choose the site you are working with, click Edit Site, and Publish.

    *IF YOU GET A 404 ERROR on your published site, please follow the instructions in this article to fix this:
    https://community.homestead.com/homestead/topics/fixing-the-website-builder-404-error


Hope that helps!

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Hi Mike I got a new domain name and I want my website to point to the new domain name instead which is hosted with another company.  What do I have to do?
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Good morning jane8845,  I see only 1 domain pointed from Godaddy to us.  You have only 1 website with us as well.  What are you trying to do?

Drew
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I followed these steps to change our website to the new version I made, but now when I try to go to my website, I get a 404 error.  The domain is registered elsewhere...could this be causing a problem?  The website is aecprinting.com and I am trying to point the domain to the aectestsite.homesteadcloud.com site I just finished building.  Please help!
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Whoops, nevermind.  I solved it!  I hadn't "published" the new site...I only pointed the domain at it.  Phew!
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Excellent!