A domain name is your website's address on the internet. It's what people will type in to find your site, and it's a big part of your brand identity. That’s why it’s crucial that before registering your domain name, you are 100% satisfied with it.
If you're unhappy with your current domain name or need to change it for any reason, you can do so easily on Squarespace.
You may want to change your Squarespace domain name for many reasons. It can be misspelled, or it’s not the right name to reflect your business. Whatever your reasons are, you need to keep these factors in mind before changing your domain name.
Once the new domain name is registered successfully, you need to update the name servers and DNS settings to point to your site. You should also set it as your website's primary or connected domain.
Remember that changing domain name has implications for web traffic. You need to make sure that there are redirects to help drive traffic from your old domain to the new one. However, if you change the name of a newly registered part, you don’t need to worry about losing visitors and redirecting site traffic.
Ensure everything is correct before purchasing it. Domain names are serious matters; always double-check the spelling when registering them. If you accidentally registered a wrong domain, change it quickly before you start promoting it or before it attracts site visitors.
However, if you are changing an old domain name, ensure you’ve considered all the possibilities and consequences of doing so. Only change the domain name if you are sure that you understand the ramifications and are prepared to deal with it.
A domain's backlinks and site authority should be considered when choosing a new domain. If you cancel the domain name, you will stop being the owner. The domain can be bought by someone else.
Domain names are our unique addresses on the web. Specialized domain names increase in value over time so before changing or canceling one, make sure you no longer need it. Retrieving a discarded domain is tough; if you change a domain name by mistake, it will be harder to return.
To learn more about managing Squarespace websites, visit the Page Kits blog.
After conducting his fair share of research and gaining relevant experience, Gab put up Page Kits to help others who were in his position grow their e-commerce stores and thrive.