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Website Builder (for WordPress) - How to Connect a Domain to Website Builder Editor


Learn with Bluehost Website Builder for WordPress how to connect a domain to the Website Builder Editor. To have a website online for people to locate your website business or organization.

  • You need two things:
    • a registered domain name
    • a website design tool like the Bluehost Website Builder

Connecting a Domain to Bluehost Website Builder

This will show you how to connect a domain to Website Builder Editor.

Important: If you choose a domain that is currently assigned to an existing site, publishing your Bluehost Website Builder site to that domain WILL overwrite all current site content. It is strongly recommended that you back up any content you wish to keep prior to publishing over an existing site.

To begin, you will need to access the Bluehost Builder Editor. Once you are ready to publish your site:

  1. Click the Publish button towards the top right corner of your screen. You will see a new window pop up showing your temporary URL.
    website builder editor connect a domain click publish button
  2. Click the Choose Domain button.
  3. Select your preferred domain from the drop-down.

    Only domains assigned to your Bluehost account will show up on this list.

  4. Click the Connect this domain button.


Remember, any changes you make to your website, save and click the Publish button for your website changes to take effect and appear online. If you need help check out Bluehost guide:

Website Builder (for WordPress) - How to Publish your Website



To ensure you are ready to take your website from draft to live, this guide shows you how to connect a domain to Bluehost Website Builder. There are different methods, but when you connect a domain to Website Builder and publish the site, it will allow your website to appear online. This process involves registering a domain name and accessing your Bluehost Website Builder Editor.

For website building and SEO (Search Engine Optimization) discoverability tips, check out Bluehost blog Website Builder (for WordPress) - Design Guide and an overview of Search Engine Optimization (SEO).

If you need help taking your business to the next level, view SEO Marketing Packages and Plan.


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You may also refer to our Knowledge Base articles to help answer common questions and guide you through various setup, configuration, and troubleshooting steps.

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