Setting Up Your Existing Domain
If you already own a domain purchased outside of MyCreditRepairSite, and you want to use it for your Credit Repair business website, this article will guide you through the correct setup. To connect your existing domain with your website, you need to change your nameservers.
Regardless of where your domain is managed, GoDaddy, Hostgator, Namecheap, Bluehost, or any other registrar, the steps are similar and we’ll guide you through every hurdle. You got this!
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To start, make sure you have the following:
- An active account with My Credit Repair Site - Sign up here!
- An existing domain (a domain that you purchased previously)
- Access to your domain management service (i.e. GoDaddy, HostGator, etc.)
If you have an email inbox configured under your domain, it’s CRITICAL that you follow the process outlined here first, or your email inbox will stop working. Once you complete that, please come back to this article and follow the steps below to bring your domain over to My Credit Repair Site.
Bring Your Domain Over To My Credit Repair Site:
If your domain is managed in GoDaddy, click here to read the specific instructions.
- Log in to your domain management service
You can find links to the login page for the most popular services below:
e) Google Domains
- Access your domain’s settings
The way you access the domain settings may vary depending on your provider. You can find instructions for this by checking the articles linked below. Or, if your provider is not listed, search for "How to edit nameservers" in your provider's help center.
- Locate your Nameservers
The term “Nameservers” doesn’t change, regardless of your provider. Be on the lookout for the Nameservers area within your domain settings.
Below, you’ll find links to external help articles on how to edit the Nameservers in the most popular services.
a) Namecheap (Look for the Custom DNS instructions)
e) Google Domains
- Edit your Nameservers to be:
a) 1st entry: NS1.MYCREDITREPAIRSITE.COM
b) 2nd entry: NS2.MYCREDITREPAIRSITE.COM
- Save your changes
Please note it can take up to 24-48 hours for the changes to take effect.
If you have forwarding rules for your domain, remove them and be sure to save changes again. Failing to do this may send your visitors to our website instead of yours. So remember, no forwarding rules, please!
If you are struggling with this process, we recommend you to contact your registrar’s Support team and ask them to update your nameservers to point to the set shown in Step 4 above: NS1.MYCREDITREPAIRSITE.COM, and NS2.MYCREDITREPAIRSITE.COM.
If you configured your domain after December 22th, 2021, and you are struggling to publish your website it may be necessary to update your nameservers to point to the set shown in Step 4 above: NS1.MYCREDITREPAIRSITE.COM, and NS2.MYCREDITREPAIRSITE.COM. If you can't publish your website after making these changes, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Once this process is complete, please allow up to 24-48 hours for the changes to take effect.
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