Connecting Your GoDaddy Domain to the Wix Name Servers

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You can create a website with Wix, and then connect your GoDaddy domain to it by updating the name servers in your GoDaddy account. With this connection method, Wix becomes your DNS host while your domain remains registered with GoDaddy.  
This article guides you through the process and helps you to take the steps needed to change the name servers in your GoDaddy account
Before you begin:

Step 1 | Add the domain to your Wix account

Before updating the DNS settings in your GoDaddy account, go to the Domains page in your Wix account and add the GoDaddy domain. 

  1. Go to Domains in your Wix account.
  2. Click Add an Existing Domain.
  3. Click Connect a domain you already own
  4. Select the site you want to connect your domain to and click Next.
  5. Enter your domain name and click Next.
  6. Review the information on screen and click Start
Screen showing the Add an Existing Domain button

Step 2 | Update the name servers in your domain host account (GoDaddy)

To connect your GoDaddy domain to your Wix account, you must update your domain's name server settings in your GoDaddy account.

Follow the step-by-step outline in your Wix dashboard, which helps you to go through the steps to change the name servers in your domain's current host account, GoDaddy. 

Keep your Wix account page open and work through the steps on your GoDaddy account. The steps will tell you everything you need to know, including the names servers (NS) records you should use.

Example of Wix name servers entered in GoDaddy

In the screenshot below, example name servers are entered in a GoDaddy account. These are only examples. Make sure to enter the name servers shown in your Wix account while connecting your domain.


Email template for contacting GoDaddy

If you're having trouble updating your name servers, you can contact your domain host (GoDaddy) for assistance. For your convenience, we've created this email template to help you explain what you need to do. 

Send these details to GoDaddy:

To whom it may concern at GoDaddy, 

My name is {your name}, and I purchased the following domain from you: {your domain URL (e.g.,}. I've built a site on and want to connect my domain to the Wix name servers. Please update the name server records in my account to these two Wix name servers {add the name servers provided (e.g., and}. 


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