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Quick question, is there a 24-hour propagation timeframe from creating a site on Squarespace before its live for the first time?

I bought a domain name on Squarespace a few weeks ago

I created a website on Squarespace today

I still see a coming soon / SSpace parked page

Is there a process to follow tp connect my website to the bought domain, even if its all on Squarespace? 

Thank you

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Have you added your domain to your website?

When viewing your website from the dashboard, go to Settings -> Domains/Email -> Domains, do you see you domain name listed there?

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Go to account.squarespace.com and log in, then go to domain panel and click on your domain name, then connect it to your website. 

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That sounds fantastic and very simple, however, I've logged in 7 ways to Christmas and trying to see a view that makes it sound that easy.  :) 

I do not see anything that suggests connecting to my website. 

I do see a Use a Domain I Own, then I type in the name, and it takes me to a couple of greyed-out links - stet that I just tried this option now and after typing the domain I now get This domain is already registered on this site. Did you mean to move it to a different Squarespace site? - which is progress I think.

Can you think of any FAQ page that talks to exactly what you want me to try, I've been on this all day trying to find something. I see there are a million answers to connecting an externally bought domain to the website, but nothing to connect a SQSP domain to a SQSP website.

Thank you for your patience...

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Try this guide, not all relevant to you but might help:

If you get to the "Use a Domain I Own" section, type in your custom domain name and follow the steps.

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Yep, you'd think it would be this easy, it should be, but it's not I'm afraid. I think I'll just have to try and break things now and hope I fluke a win! Thanks for trying though, will post back on here if I figure it out.

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Ok i did something different this time, I can't even remember what it was, but i was asked to move the domain and followed instructions and clicked save and it worked. I'm not touching anything now. But I'll to retrace the steps once I get over the shock of having achieved what feel slike a climb to the top of Everest, I'll document here. :) 

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Really pleased to hear you have that connected now!

If you start the website and then purchase a domain via that website it will start out as linked to that website. I know that's not always how these things work, but it might be helpful.

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15 minutes ago, SWB said:

Thanks again for hanging in there. Appreciate the support along the way. 

Never a problem, thanks for the follow up, it's always nice to hear things have turned out well!

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