How to Link a Domain to a Website

Once a domain and website are created in your account, you can add a domain link to a DistributorCentral website. This can be accomplished from your website manager, or the domain name manager.

Linking a domain from your website manager

  1. While logged into your DistributorCentral account, click on the Websites menu on the left-hand side
  2. In the sub menu that appears, click on Hosting Manager
  3. When the Websites hosting manager page loads, find the website you want to edit, and to the right click the Manage button
  4. In the Domains section on the right, click the Link Domain text
  5. Enter in the domain host name* (e.g. “www”, another sub domain, or leave blank if none is needed)
  6. Select your domain from the list to the right
  7. Setup the SEO redirect if you have more than one domain linked to this website
  8. Click Add to complete the domain mapping

Hosting Manger - How to Link a Domain (website manger)

Linking your domain from the domain name manager

  1. While logged into your DistributorCentral account, click on the Websites menu on the left-hand side
  2. In the sub menu that appears, click on Hosting Manager 
  3. When the "Websites” manager loads, click on the Domains tab at the top
  4. In the Domain manager, locate the domain that you will be linking to a website and click Link to Website to the right of the website
  5. In the “Link Website to Domain” pop-up screen, first enter the host name (right before the domain) in the Host Name field*
  6. Select a website that you want to link this domain to, in the Website drop down
  7. Click Add to complete the setup. Please allow up to 24 hours for your domain mapping to complete through all Internet DNS servers 

* The “Host Name” can be “www.mydomain.com” , “mydomain.com”, or any other name that your customers will use to reach your website. You may want to allow your customers to access your website by either of those, therefore, you will need to create 2 mappings to the one website: