Important note: By purchasing one of our web hosting plans, you can get a pre-built WordPress site for free.
Step 1: Access Your HostGistic WHMCS Client Area
- Log in to your HostGistic account and navigate to the client area.
- Locate your domain under the “My Domains” section and click on the “Manage Domain” button.
Step 2: Update Nameservers to Point to WordPress.com
- In the domain management section, find the “Nameservers” or “DNS Management” area.
- Replace the current nameservers with the following WordPress.com nameservers:
- Save the changes to update the nameservers. Please note that it may take up to 48 hours for the changes to propagate across the internet.
Step 3: Add the Custom Domain to Your WordPress.com Site
- Log in to your WordPress.com account and navigate to the “My Sites” section.
- Select the site you want to connect your custom domain to and click on “Manage” in the sidebar, followed by “Domains.”
- Click on “Add a domain to this site” and select “Already own a domain?”
- Enter your custom domain name and click on “Connect your domain.”
- Follow the instructions provided by WordPress.com to complete the domain connection process. This may include verifying your domain by adding a TXT record to your domain’s DNS settings in the HostGistic WHMCS client area.
Step 4: Set the Custom Domain as the Primary Domain
- Once your domain is connected, go back to the “Domains” section in your WordPress.com account.
- Find your custom domain in the list and click on the “Make Primary” button.
- Confirm your choice, and your WordPress.com site will now be accessible through your custom domain.