Transferring a Free Site to Another Wix Account

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You can transfer a free site to another Wix account at any time. The free site URL is in the form of This URL changes when you transfer the site to another account, as the account name is part of it.
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Transferring a free site to another Wix account

To carry out the site transfer, you need the recipient's email address. Once you send the transfer invite, the recipient has 3 days to accept it via email.
Before you begin:
Once you transfer the site, the site ownership is transferred and all future subscription payments are managed by the new owner. You can choose to simply add someone as a collaborator instead of transferring ownership. Learn more about Roles and Permissions.

To transfer a site:

  1. Go to your site's dashboard.
  2. Click the Site Actions icon at the top of the Home page.
  3. Select Change Owner
Image of Change Owner option selected in the Site Actions section.
  1. Enter the recipient's email address.  
    Tip: If the person you're transferring to does not yet have an account, they'll be prompted to create one when accepting the transfer.
  2. (Optional) Select the checkbox next to the relevant options:
    • Keep my role as Website Manager of this site after the transfer: Become a collaborator on the site after the transfer. You will have the Website Manager role, which the new site owner can remove at any time.
    • Create a copy of this site and keep it in my account: Create a copy of the site in your account after the transfer.
  3. Click Next
  4. Confirm that the site transfer details are correct and click Transfer Ownership.
  5. Click Got it
    Note: The recipient has 3 days to accept the invite. If they accept, you will receive an email once the transfer is complete.


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