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Change Primary Domain In Hostgator Shared Hosting

Would you want to change primary domain in hostgator  and Bluehost

Have you used wrong main domain and want to change it ?

Here i am giving you bullet proof tips to replace or change main domain in hostgator and bluehost.

change primary domain in hostgator

Change Primary Domain In Hostgator

How to change primary domain in hostgator

After a long time I am writing this post on how to replace primary domain in hostagtor or bluehost.
My last post was on how to create a viral niche blog.

Few days back one of my friend send asked me following questions.

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Dear Prabhat

I bought new hosting package from Hostator. But i am not able to point my domain to cpanel.

Then i asked him to share his account details.

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I didn’t get the actual problem. I tried every possible method to link domain to hosting.

He entered wrong domain name and paid. Actually he entered wrong domain and domain was complex too. He misspelled domain. he alreday changed name server and all other things. But domain was not pointing to hostgator.

I told him to take new domain. but he did not want to buy new domain.

I mailed to hostgator support team. You know how fast is hostgator support (3 days).

But next I  stared to find the solution of this problem.
My Friend used wrong primary domain and there was no option for changing primary domain in hostgator.

It was whole story. But here is solution.
If you have used wrong main domain and want to replace it. Here I am going to show you to easiest method to change main or primary domain.

Step: 1 Very first step is to login your hostagtor account. You can go through hostgator.com
Step: 2 if you have uploaded any files (WordPress) to cpanel then take backup of cpanel.

How to take backup of hostgator

If you are new  to hostgator then you might not know about this. To take backup of hostagor, navigate backup in cpanel and click save.

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Now you will see backup file in file manager. Just save this file to your computer.

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But if you didn’t upload anything to hostgator, then no need to take backup.

Step: 3 Next you have to delete your order.
If your account is new and not old more than 44 days then delete order.
Read above line once again. Delete Order Only If you account is new. Here you are thinking that what I am saying. Don’t worry, you will not lose your money.

Step: 4 Here you have canceled order and you have nothing now. But you money it available in hostgator wallet.
Step: 5 Now Buy new plan and pay via your hostagtor wallet.
But please don’t you wrong domain again here. I know every man makes mistakes but everytime.
That is. You have changed your primary domain in hostgator.
Over to You:. I have written complete steps to change main domain on hostgator.
If you have bought hosting from hostagtor , bluehost or othere provider. But your main domain is wrong and you want to chagne it.You can follow same guide.
In simple words, just cancel your order and buy new plan. Thanks.

Thanks for reading this tutorial.

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Prabhat Jani
 

I am an online entrepreneur. Marketing, Branding, Blogging & SEO are the few things I love and I love to talk to like minded people. So, make sure you drop me an email now, if you are one.

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