How to Move a Domain from a Legacy Website to a Responsive Website

The below steps will explain how you can move a domain that is pointed to a legacy website over to a responsive website:

  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 your domain is mapped to, and to the far right click the Manage button
  4. After clicking on the “Manage” button, you will be taken to the Legacy website manager, there click on the Website Publisher option
  5. In the website publisher, scroll down to the Domain Name Mapping section
  6. Find your domain with the checkbox to the left
  7. Uncheck that box
  8. Click the Save: Map Domain Names to this Website button

Now that we have unmapped the domain from your legacy platform, we can map the domain to your new website:

  1. 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 far right, click the Manage button
  4. In your website manager, click the Link Domain text link in the top right corner in the “Domains” box
  5. Enter in the domain host name (e.g. “www”, 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