Transfer Your NameCheap Domain to HostGator
If you have not got the domain name from NameCheap; not from HostGator, you should transfer your Namecheap domain to HostGator before you start. Most bloggers keep their domain names and hosting partners apart due to many advantages. One is for easy management and it is easy to change your hosting partners at any time; so you will not need to stick to one hosting service.
NameCheap is the pioneer domain name provider which now offers SSL certified domain names at a low cost. It is cheap and you can manage your all domain names under user friendly dashboard. They offer a handsome affiliate program if you are looking for some affiliate commission.
Change DNS Settings in the NameCheap Dashboard
you will find your all domain names here; click on manage button. You will have to enter the names of primary and secondary name servers under custom DNS. Do not forget to click on the tick mark to save all the changes.
How can you find the name servers? You will find it in the first email sent by HostGator upon activating your hosting account. You can copy paste them easily.
If not, you can easily enter your control panel through C-panel. You will find it under your account information. Copy them and pate it under DNS settings.
Normally, this transfer takes up to 24 hours maximum 48 hours. You can check this under domain names once transfer is completed. Now you can install WordPress in your host.
You can read the guide on HostGator support portal for more details.
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