In this article, you will learn how to build a website and link to it domain purchased from a third party supplier.

 

Do I need a domain?

Websites built in web design software WebWave are viewed under subdomain webwavecms.com by default, which means your website might get a site address http://SiteID.webwavecms.com.

 

To every website built in WebWave, you can easily link your own domain and your site address will change to http://YourSiteName.com.


 

3 ways to link a domain to your website:

 

 

Redirect your domain registered at the third-party supplier (website and mailbox) - 2 steps

In order to redirect domain registered at the third-party supplier to your website built in WebWave, you need to make only two steps.

 

Link your domain in Webmaster's panel

The first step is to add your domain to a website created in website builder WebWave CMS, so your website knows its site address.

 

Go to the site address. In a new window select "Link domain", enter domain name and press "Add".

A new window pops out, telling you how to redirect domain at a company where you registered it, so it shows your new website.
 

What is important:

If you enter site address which hasn't been registered yet, on the left side of the window you will be able to do it.

What is important:

If you add your domain e.g. YourDomain.com, there is no need to add www.YourDomain.com too. For WebWave web design software, these two addresses are the same. You can add just one and both of them will work correctly. Don't forget to select one (with 'www' or without 'www') as the main one. It has a huge impact on SEO (read more).
 

Set domain redirect (DNS addresses)

The second step is redirecting your domain to WebWave DNS servers. In the admin panel of your third-party supplier enter DNS settings and redirect your domain to our servers: 

 

ns1.webwavecms.com

ns2.webwavecms.com

 

If you still face any difficulties, contact us over online chat at the bottom right corner of the builder - we'd be happy to help! :)

 

Redirect a domain purchased elsewhere to a website created in WebWave

15 January 2019

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