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Transfer existing web site domain name to inmotion but create new website and delete old one


gstepp
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2013-03-18 2:54 pm EST

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I am creating a new web site with Kompozer. We have an existing site in which we wish to keep the domain name but not the site itself. The site is currently written by a third party and obsolete. We want to use the new site created in Kompozer which we write. How can I do this?

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jamesr
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2013-03-18 3:33 pm EST
Thank you for your question gstepp!

You can set your Kompozer program to publish using FTP on our server. Please see the following link on this.

<a href="http://www.inmotionhosting.com/support/website/how-to/publishing-your-website-using-kompozer">Publishing your website using KompoZer</a>

After you have your website uploaded you can view it with your temp url.

<a href="http://www.inmotionhosting.com/support/website/how-to/using-your-temporary-url">Testing your website using your Temporary URL</a>

Once you confirm your site is working on your server with us, you can point your domain to our nameservers.

<a href="http://www.inmotionhosting.com/support/domain-names/dns-nameserver-changes/updating-your-domains-nameservers">Updating your domain's dns / nameservers</a>

If you want to renew the domain with us you will need to transfer the domain. Otherwise you can keep the domain with your current registrar.

<a href="http://www.inmotionhosting.com/support/domain-names/dns-nameserver-changes/domain-names-registrar-transfer-versus-nameserver-change">Domain Names - Registrar Transfer versus NameServer Change</a>

Best Regards,
James R

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