How do I change the domain on my WordPress website?

This article will show you how to change your WordPress URL to a custom domain name.

If you haven’t already assigned a domain to your WordPress website or wish to change the URL, simply follow the instructions outlined below to see how to set a new domain name in WordPress:

Step 1 of 5

Start by accessing your Hosting dashboard.


Step 2 of 5

From there, select Settings in the toolbar.

Select Settings


Step 3 of 5

Scroll down to the Domains section and select Add. A drop-down menu will then appear, whereupon you’ll need to select New primary domain.

Add new primary domain


Step 4 of 5

In the pop-up window that appears, enter the new primary domain you’d like to use instead and select Add Domain to confirm your change.

Insert new domain


Step 5 of 5

Once done, you will now see that your WordPress shows a new domain name.