How To Forward a Domain on GoDaddy ?

  1. Sign in to your GoDaddy Domain Control Center
  2. Select your domain to access the Domain Settings page.
    select domain
  3. Select Manage DNS to access your zone file.
  4. Under Forwarding, select Add domain next to Domain or Subdomain. If you select a subdomain, enter the subdomain (maximum of 63 characters) in the Subdomain field.
  5. Choose http:// or https:// from the dropdown menu for the destination URL your domain will forward to.
  6. Enter the forwarding address in the Destination URL field. This is where we'll send visitors when they type your domain in their browser's address bar.
    • First and last characters must be a number or letter
    • Periods (.) are supported
    • Maximum of 1000 characters
    • Consecutive periods (…) are not supported
    • Underscores (_) are not supported
  7. Select your Forward type, either Permanent (301) or Temporary (302).
  8. (Optional) Select Forward with masking and enter your masking details.
    • Title: A short phrase (maximum 80 characters) that displays on the browser tab and in search results.
    • Description: A short description (maximum of 150 characters) of your website to display in search engine results.
    • Keywords: A list of keywords (maximum of 500 characters) that describes the content and purpose of your website.
  9. Select Save. We'll automatically update your domain to GoDaddy nameservers if they aren't with us.

Most DNS updates take effect within an hour, but could take up to 48 hours to update globally.

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