switching current URL to new website

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A quick question.  Want to get started with the new website builder.  Can we still use the same domain name or do we have to start with a new one?
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You will still be able to use the same domain name. To start: click Add a New Site and then name it whatever, Practice, Site2 or some such thing. Build the site and then when you are ready you can switch to your domain name. This allows your current site to stay up and functional and even editable if you need to, until you are ready to 'go live' with the new one.
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Yes you could you use the same domain. I would recommend begin working on your site, and when you are ready to publish, you can go to the Domains page and change the association of the domain to your new website.
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when I try to change the association I get this message "Sorry, you have experienced an unexpected server error.

You have experienced an unexpected server error. We are working to resolve this problem as quickly as possible. Please try again later."  

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What is the domain and the website you are trying to associate it to?
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the domain is villageonscholls.com.  I want my new website (guansnewdesign2.homestead.com to have the "Village" url above.  I also don't want homestead in the url.
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You can change the domain association. It takes up to 30 minutes once you switch it.

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

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