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How do I go live on Flywheel?

To go live with your site on Flywheel, you’ll need to complete these steps:

Note

If you’re working with a multisite installation, follow the guide here instead. 
1

Remove password


Remove the password protection for your site in Flywheel. You can turn the password off from via the ‘overview’ tab for your site. The on/off switch can be found in the bottom right section of the page.

 

 

2

Add domains


Add any domains you will be pointing at your site to the domain list on the site’s page in Flywheel. This includes www.example.com and example.com.

 
Add a new domain

 

3

Set primary


Set the appropriate domain to primary. This will update your site’s database to use the correct domain. (Note: if you checked the “Primary?” box when you added the domain in the step above, you can skip this; it will already be done.)

 

 


 

4

Point domain DNS


Point your domain(s) at the site’s IP address (found directly below the domain list in Flywheel). For more information on how to point DNS at your site, visit our help article on setting up DNS. We also have registrar-specific articles for setting DNS on GoDaddy, MediaTemple, Hover, Namecheap, and Bluehost.


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