Point GBBO domain to external host

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Has yola changed the way it works with GBBO sites?

I was told previously by a contact of mine they had registered a domain through GBBO and it was possible to have that domain point to their free hosting on a wordpress site.

I have finally decided to register a domain through GBBO but don't see this option anymore - any ideas / suggestions please? I really need my site to be on wordpress...
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Hi PP,

This is possible but I don't know all the benefits of the GBBO program. I had thought that this program was supplied as the Yola Bronze package but need confirmation on this ?

If it's supplied as the Yola Bronze then this requires that you change your DNS settings to point your domain at your WP servers. This may be done by one of two methods and depends on the needs of the WP system. The requirements will be available from the WP site.

You may need to point your Name Servers or you may need to change the A records. The tutorials of changing your settings are published within these links:

Name Servers

Changing the A records
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Just to confirm, the information Gop has provided above does apply to GBBO accounts, so you can follow those tutorials to point your free custom domain to an external website. Please let us know if you need further assistance with this.