Reset your DNS settings and connect your previously hosted domain to Webflow.
Webflow is not a domain registrar, so, you can’t transfer your domain to Webflow. However, you can connect any domain you own to a Webflow site by pointing that domain to the Webflow servers using our DNS records.
To connect a domain that was previously hosted on another platform, please follow the steps below to reset your DNS settings before connecting your domain to Webflow. This helps minimize and even eliminate any issue or conflicts that might require troubleshooting DNS settings later.
If your have access to the DNS settings of your domain, before pointing your domain to Webflow, make sure to:
Some domain registrars do not provide DNS hosting services — they don’t allow you to create DNS records. They only allow you to set custom nameservers — also called name servers or NS records.
Since Webflow hosting doesn’t need custom nameservers, and if your domain provider doesn’t allow you to create DNS records, you can either:
Then, from this second DNS host’s dashboard, you can connect your domain to Webflow.
If you need more help with either step, check the documentation of your current registrar and the registrar where you want to transfer or point your domain to. You can always reach out to their support help desk for assistance.
Every DNS host has their own way of updating DNS settings and, unfortunately, their dashboard interfaces usually aren't the most intuitive. We recommend that you read the help documentation of your DNS host, also do not hesitate to contact their support for help with their interface and settings.
Below, you'll find a list of registrars and links to their DNS setting documentation.If your domain provider isn't listed above, please leave a feedback below and we'll include their settings as well.
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