How to connect domain to Wix

Step 1: Get your Wix DNS settings

  1. Log in to your Wix account.
  2. Click on the ‘Settings’ tab from the dashboard.
  3. Select ‘Domains’ from the left menu.
  4. Click on ‘Connect a Domain You Already Own.’
  5. Choose your domain provider from the dropdown menu (if it’s not listed, choose ‘Other’).
  6. Follow the on-screen instructions to obtain your Wix DNS settings, which include a CNAME record and an IP address (A record).

Step 2: Access cPanel’s Zone Editor

  1. Log in to your web hosting account where you have access to cPanel.
  2. Scroll down to the ‘Domains’ section and click on the ‘Zone Editor’ icon.

Step 3: Edit your domain’s DNS records

  1. In the Zone Editor, locate the domain you want to connect to Wix and click on ‘Manage.’
  2. Delete any existing CNAME or A records related to your domain’s root (e.g., and ‘www’ subdomain.
  3. Click on the ‘+Add Record’ button to create a new CNAME record for the ‘www’ subdomain.
    • Type: CNAME
    • Name: www (or
    • Record: Enter the CNAME value provided by Wix (e.g.,
  4. Click on the ‘+Add Record’ button again to create a new A record for the root domain.
    • Type: A
    • Name: Leave it blank or enter your root domain (e.g.,
    • Address: Enter the IP address provided by Wix
  5. Save your changes.

Step 4: Verify your domain connection on Wix

  1. Go back to your Wix account and navigate to the ‘Domains’ section.
  2. Click on the ‘Verify Connection’ button.
  3. Wix will check the DNS settings and confirm if the domain is connected successfully. This process can take up to 48 hours, but it usually takes much less time.
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