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How Do I Migrate To Distil: Wix

Migrating Your Website to Distil Using Wix DNS:

Wix provides an easy to use and understand DNS system.  Migrating your Wix domain is a simple process that involves two steps:

  • Change your CNAME record for www.website.com to point to a CNAME provided by Distil
  • Change your A Record entry for website.com to point to an IP provided by Distil 

Editing your www CNAME to point to Distil's Network

  1. Log in to Wix
  2. From your Domain Manager, under My Domains (Advanced), next to your Wix domain, click Manage. 
  3. Under Domain Summary, next to Domain/DNS Records, click Manage. 
  4. From Edit Domain Records next to CNAME (Aliases), click Add New CNAME Record. 
  5. Next to Alias Name, type in www
  6. Next to Points to Host Name, type in www.yourwebsite.com.distil.us
  7. For to TTL select 1 hour. 
  8. Click Add.

Editing your root domain yourwebsite.com A Record to point to Distil's Network

  1. From your Domain Manager, under My Domains (Advanced), next to your Wix domain, click Manage.
  2. Under Domain Summary, next to Domain/DNS Records, click Manage.
  3. From Edit Domain Records next to A (Host), click Add New A Record. 
  4. Next to Host Name, type in "@" 
  5. Next to Points to IP Address,  enter the IP address given to you by Distil in either the Add Domain wizard in the portal or in your deployment email
  6. Next to TTL, from the drop-down menu, select the time before this addition takes effect. We recommend 1 hour. 
  7. Click Add.
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