When I first started blogging, I bought my domain on NameCheap and hosting on Hostgator. It was all new to me then, and I didn’t even know that I had to point the domain to the hosting.
I learned it all the hard way with much research and own efforts.
The most common situation I see most bloggers doing and also follow myself is to host domain and websites on different registrars. So this article will show you how to point a domain from NameCheap to Hostgator so that it helps all new bloggers who’re in the same situation now as it happened to me years ago.
Learning step-by-step to point domain from NameCheap to Hostgator
Log in to your NameCheap account. I guess you’ve already purchased the domain name. If not, then you can still purchase it here. Your account will be created during the purchase of the domain itself.
Click on the domain name you want to point.
Click “Domain Name Server Setup”, and on the next page, add the hosting nameserver details you’ve got from HostGator.
You can get the nameserver details either in the Welcome email that you got from Hostgator or else log in to your cPanel and on the left-hand side you can see the nameservers and the IP address. Grab them and update your NameCheap account nameserver details.
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