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I have set up a domain name/web hosting with GoDaddy.com and I am so confused.


I also bought the website builder package but when I go to try to set up a theme it tells me that the domain is already in use. But I own this particular domain.


Can anyone tell me what I'm supposed to do here?
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  • Profile picture of the author chaotic squid
    How about you call their customer support? They should help you sort that out.
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  • Profile picture of the author chooseyourself
    Originally Posted by sunnydaze39140 View Post

    I have set up a domain name/web hosting with GoDaddy.com and I am so confused.


    I also bought the website builder package but when I go to try to set up a theme it tells me that the domain is already in use. But I own this particular domain.


    Can anyone tell me what I'm supposed to do here?
    Sunnydaze, check out this link it may help.

    https://support.godaddy.com/help/art...-a-new-account

    I hope this helps!
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  • Profile picture of the author tuhinbd1976
    You should knock to the help desk to get the exact support. I think it would better for you. Thanks
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  • Profile picture of the author XponentSYS
    I am pretty savvy when it comes to this stuff and I love GoDaddy for domain registrations. In fact, I have thousands with them and recommend them wholeheartedly.

    However, I am not a fan of their hosting. I bought an account once from there when i needed to host a couple of websites for a few months before I got another dedicated server online.

    The end result was that I NEVER got those few sites online (before I got my server) and ended up just canceling the godaddy hosting account for a refund.

    I was never able to get the hosting account to work.

    To be fair, Godaddys customer support is excellent and throughout this ordeal, they were very responsive - just never able to get it to work. They (and I) tried and tried.

    Also, they never balked when I said screw it..... Refund me and I'm going to just use a dedicated server. The account got canceled and I got my refund promptly. They were very nice.

    The lesson?

    GoDaddy is a domain registrar and they're good at that. They're also good at customer service - which is why I have thousands of domains with them. If you want to buy a domain name, I reccommend them whole heartedly.

    They're NOT a hosting company..... and aren't very good at it. If you want hosting, I don't reccommend them at all.

    The bottom line is, GoDaddy isn't a bad company BUT.....

    Use a DOMAIN REGISTRAR to buy domains. Use a HOSTING COMPANY to buy hosting.

    (Hint: GoDaddy is a domain registrar)
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    • Profile picture of the author Ardral
      Complete agree with this.

      Godaddy for cheap registrations but their hosting is just awful. Literally the worst thing I have ever used for a WP site,

      That said, I still do not forgive them for supporting SOPA.



      Originally Posted by XponentSYS View Post

      I am pretty savvy when it comes to this stuff and I love GoDaddy for domain registrations. In fact, I have thousands with them and recommend them wholeheartedly.

      However, I am not a fan of their hosting. I bought an account once from there when i needed to host a couple of websites for a few months before I got another dedicated server online.

      The end result was that I NEVER got those few sites online (before I got my server) and ended up just canceling the godaddy hosting account for a refund.

      I was never able to get the hosting account to work.

      To be fair, Godaddys customer support is excellent and throughout this ordeal, they were very responsive - just never able to get it to work. They (and I) tried and tried.

      Also, they never balked when I said screw it..... Refund me and I'm going to just use a dedicated server. The account got canceled and I got my refund promptly. They were very nice.

      The lesson?

      GoDaddy is a domain registrar and they're good at that. They're also good at customer service - which is why I have thousands of domains with them. If you want to buy a domain name, I reccommend them whole heartedly.

      They're NOT a hosting company..... and aren't very good at it. If you want hosting, I don't reccommend them at all.

      The bottom line is, GoDaddy isn't a bad company BUT.....

      Use a DOMAIN REGISTRAR to buy domains. Use a HOSTING COMPANY to buy hosting.

      (Hint: GoDaddy is a domain registrar)
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  • Profile picture of the author sunnydaze39140
    Thanks, everyone! I did contact support and they were AWESOME!
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  • Profile picture of the author ED1190
    Switch over to Hostgator if you want hosting. I use GoDaddy mainly for domains.
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  • Profile picture of the author joshua301
    inbox me if you have any problems im with godaddy
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