I always say to people that, ‘Website is an online identity’.
Now in order to make any type of website, all you need is a domain name and good web hosting.
Purchasing a domain name and hosting is as simple as 1, 2, 3.
So, once you have purchased the hosting and also a domain name, then all you need to do is to connect both of them so that you can install WordPress on it and can start making your website.
If you are reading this post, then I am pretty sure that you have a domain name and hosting and want to know How To Connect GoDaddy Domain To Hostinger.
If I am right, then let me make sure that you are on the right page, as here I am going to explain to you in detail how to point GoDaddy domain name to Hostinger hosting.
I will explain in the simplest way, but all you need to do from your end is to simply follow up with this most detailed article to know everything in detail.
Why read this Post?
- Know how to point GoDaddy domain name to Hostinger
- Know how to Install WordPress on that domain name
- Practical tutorials with screenshots
How To Connect GoDaddy Domain To Hostinger
Now in order to point the GoDaddy domain to Hostinger, all you need to do is have Hostinger hosting with you.
Then, first of all, you have to come to hPanel of Hostinger (hosting account).
Then, you have to come to the ‘hosting section’.
Step:1 Add your Domain name to Hostinger
Once you are on the hosting section, now first of all you have to add your domain to this hosting account (before starting the work of connecting it).
For this, you simply need to click on the ‘Add website’ button, so that you can add your domain name which you have purchased from GoDaddy.
Now after doing this, you will be asked to provide them with your domain name.
You have to enter the name of your domain name (along with the extension).
For example: yourdomain.com, yourdomain.co etc.
After providing your domain, you have to simply click on the ‘Add website’ button.
Now as soon as you do this work, it will tell you that your domain name is not pointing to the Hostinger nameservers and will display a message like this (below).
All you have to do is to point the GoDaddy domain nameservers to Hostinger hosting.
Now it is very easy to do, just follow the given steps properly.
Step:2 Connect GoDaddy Domain to Hostinger
The following process will let you know How To Connect GoDaddy Domain To Hostinger.
1. Go to your GoDaddy Account
First of all, you have to come to your GoDaddy account (from which you have purchased the domain name).
Then over your dashboard, you will be able to see your domain name (which you want to connect).
2. Go to Manage DNS section
Now as you can see in the image below, you have to click on the ‘3 dots’ of your domain name, so that you can see all the available options.
In those options, you have to click on the ‘Manage DNS’ option.
3. Change the Nameservers
After following that DNS option, you will come to this page, where you have to scroll down a little bit and you will be able to see the section of ‘Nameservers’.
Now all you have to do from your side is to replace those nameservers with the Hostinger Nameservers.
As you can see in the image above, I have already updated the Hostinger nameservers. But don’t worry, I will explain to you the process of doing this.
To change the Nameservers, you have to click on the ‘change button’.
After this, you have to click on the ‘Enter my own nameservers (advanced)’.
Once you are done with this, you simply need to enter the Hostinger nameservers.
After providing them with the nameservers, you have to click on the ‘Save button’.
Now after updating the nameservers of your domain name, it may get updated instantly and it may take some time to start working.
NOTE: The Nameservers can take up to 24-48 hours to get fully updated.
Now till here, I have explained to you in detail how to point GoDaddy domain name to Hostinger hosting.
Now, what after doing this?
After you are done doing this much work, you simply need to install WordPress on your domain name (which you have now connected with the Hostinger).
After connecting Domain to Hostinger, Install WordPress
Now here I have mentioned some steps, which you have to follow properly, in order to install WordPress on your domain name.
So let us see..
Step:1 Go to manage section of your Domain
First of all, you have to come to your Hostinger account (hPanel) and then come to the ‘hosting section’.
Now this time, you will be able to see your domain name (which you have added recently).
The simple work that you have to do is to click on the ‘Manage button’.
Step:2 Click on Auto Installer
Once you click on that manage button, you will be navigated to this page, where you will be able to see many options or services regarding your website.
You have to scroll down and then you will get the option of ‘Auto Installer,’ you simply need to click on that service.
Step:3 Select WordPress to install
In the Auto installer section, you will find multiple softwares which you can install to make your website.
But the most popular, recommended is WordPress.
You have to ‘Select WordPress’ so that you can install it on your domain name to make a good WordPress website.
For this, you have to click on the select button, given below the WordPress section.
Step:4 Fill in Login credentials & install WordPress
Now, this is the final step to installing WordPress on your domain.
Here you have to simply provide them with the login credentials so that you can log in to your WordPress dashboard.
So Just make sure that you fill in all the information correctly such as username, email address, password etc.
So, once you are done providing them with all the credentials, all you need to do is to click on the ‘Install button’.
Now after this, your WordPress (WP) will be installed and then you can log in to your WP dashboard.
NOTE: If you have not activated the SSL, then make sure that you activate SSL.
For this, you have to go to the SSL section, which is at the top bar and install SSL on your domain name.
FAQ’s on ‘How To Connect GoDaddy Domain To Hostinger’
1. Can you use the GoDaddy domain with another hosting?
Yes, for sure, you can use the GoDaddy domain name with other hostings or with any type of hosting.
2. Do I have to wait 60 days to transfer the domain?
Not really, you don’t have to wait for 60 days for the domain transfer.
Usually, it takes only 5-7 days for the domain transfer.
3. What is the best domain name registrar?
Well, there are many best domain name registrar such as:
4. Google Domains
5. Hostinger Domains
4. How good is Hostinger hosting?
Hostinger is one of the most affordable hosting service providers, which comes with the best services. I have more than 1.5 years of experience with Hostinger.
It offers services such as:
Fast and Secure websites
99.99% uptime guarantee
24×7 good contact support
Easy to use hPanel
30-day money-back guarantee
5. How to Point the GoDaddy domain to Hostinger?
In order to point the GoDaddy domain name to Hostinger, all you need to do is simply follow the given steps:
Step:1 Copy the Nameservers of Hostinger
Step:2 Log in to your GoDaddy account
Step:3 Come to the Manage DNS section of your domain name
Step:4 Click on ‘Change Nameservers’
Step:5 Replace the GoDaddy Nameservers with Hostinger Nameservers
Final words (Conclusion)
So this was all about this article, which I have shared with you on, ‘How To Connect GoDaddy Domain To Hostinger’.
Now after explaining to you all the things in detail practically, I am pretty sure that now you don’t have any doubt regarding this topic.
Hence, my work is over, now from here your work starts, if you don’t have Hostinger hosting, then you need to purchase first.