I have a Wix domain that I want to point to my Homestead Site

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I have a client that has his domain name with Wix.  He does not want to do an actual transfer so I am trying to do a domain point to the site I created in Homestead.  How do I go about this?  I have access to Wix DNS records and nameservers but am unsure what I need to change.  I am used to doing with GoDaddy as the registrar, not Wix. Please advise, thank you.
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themieleman, Champion

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You want to transfer your Homestead website to Wix? Homestead will not run on a Wix server.
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I want to point a Wix domain name, to my Homestead website.  Wix is the registrar, so in my mind it's just like GoDaddy or Host Gator being the registrar :)
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Ok, so on the nameservers, what is the host name?  Do I leave that alone and just change the "points to?"  That is what I tried to do when I got that error message.
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There is no host name when you change nameservers. There should just be a place to enter the servers I provided.
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Yeah, I totally understand what you're saying, that's how it is when I do it with GoDaddy.  That is exactly what I did when I started and got that stupid error message.  I really, really, really dislike Wix.
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What is the site name on our side? I am not familiar enough with Wix to know exactly where the nameservers are located, but I can give you the DNS records you need.
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The site on this side is http://besthomeimprovement.homesteadcloud.com/ and I am trying to point it to http://www.pabesthomeimprovement.com   :)
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Thanks, but it won't let me do that.  I can't name the "host" name anything other than what it comes up as, (the domain name), it won't let me.  Now, it is also telling me the nameservers can not be edited.  I have no idea what is going on with these people.  I guess I will have to contact them and see what they tell me.  Thank you for your time.
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You can just leave the domain name then. Are you able to add a new record? with hosts of * and www
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I am not, when I add a new record, the host automatically comes up the domain name and it won't let me change it :(   They are not easy to work with at all
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Sounds like it. I would ask them if you can change nameservers first, but whatever they can do, we need out records in there somehow.

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