Set up my account

Before you can start using Managed WordPress Websites, you need to set up your account.

  1. Log in to your GoDaddy account.
  2. Next to Managed WordPress Websites, click Manage.
  3. Click the image that matches what you see in your account:
(Not what you see?)
  1. Click Set Up on the account you want to use.
  2. Choose to either Create a new WordPress site or Migrate an existing WordPress site.
  3. Follow the on-screen instructions for the option you choose.
  4. During the setup process, you will have a choice to use the WordPress Setup Wizard. If you want to use WordPress Page Builder, you need to click Start Wizard at that step.
    WordPress setup wizard
    Check out our article about first-time WordPress setup for more information.
  5. If you are moving an existing WordPress website, you should first prepare your site for moving to Managed WordPress.

  1. Click Add Site.
  2. Select the Managed WordPress credit you want to use.
  3. Choose to either Build a new WordPress site or Migrate an existing WordPress site.
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions for the option you choose.
  5. During the setup process, you will have a choice to use the WordPress Setup Wizard. If you want to use WordPress Page Builder, you need to click Start Wizard at that step.
    WordPress setup wizard
    Check out our article about first-time WordPress setup for more information.
  6. If you are moving an existing WordPress website, you should first prepare your site for moving to Managed WordPress.

More Info

You can change your WordPress site's domain at any time. So if you choose the staging domain to build your site, you can change this to the domain you want after the site is built.

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