I've transferred domain, uploaded my site, and modified the document root... but the domain is still pointed to my old host. How can i fix this?

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rharrison / 11 Points
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2013-07-17 6:53 pm EST
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I transferred a subdomain from GoDaddy and once that was done i added the sub domain so that it has it's own folder in my public html folder and the subdomain is pointed there. But, when i type in the web address it still points to GoDaddy. How can i fix this?

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arnelc
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2013-07-17 7:19 pm EST
Hello Rharrison,

Thanks for the question! The domain transfer does not change the name servers for your website. You will need to change your name servers so that the domain is using our servers. When you make the change you will a short delay called DNS propagation- usually less than 24 hours.

I hope this helps to solve your problem. Let us know if you require any further assistance.

Regards,
Arnel C.

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Arnel, thanks for the response! This definitely puts me on the right track. Can you give me guidance on what i should change the nameservers too? I see a note that the below might be the best option:
ns1.webhostinghub.com
ns2.webhostinghub.com
rharrison
11 Points

2013-07-17 7:23 pm EST
Yup, that worked. Thanks!
rharrison
11 Points

2013-07-17 8:02 pm EST
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