is it possible to have a yola account like www."mysite".com and not www."mysite./yolawhatever".com-confused

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just purchased a godaddy domain and now they want to sell me all kinds of addons.

Newbie at this- here is what i want:

website where I can add some text, couple pictures, a contact me here link and that's about it.

i dont want to have a www."mysite".godaddy.com or www."mysite".yolawhatever.com....

just www.mysite.com with no or very little banner adds but definitely not any extra website wording b/c the name is already long enough.

can Yola do this? Free?
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chad

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Posted 9 years ago

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Monique, VP of Customer Support

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Hi Chad

What you are describing is referred to as a top level domain (www.mysite.com) as opposed to a subdomain (www.mysite.yolasite.com) You can certainly have this option with Yola.

Here is what we offer for free:

1) Free subdomains (not what you want)
2) Free hosting (you do want this)
3) No banner ads on your site (you definitely want this!)
4) The ability to add text, images and links and much more and update your site easily, anytime, from any computer that can access the internet. (Totally Awesome!)

We also sell domain names (www.mysite.com) as these are not free. However, you said that you already own a domain from GoDaddy. So all you need to do is configure your DNS settings to point to Yola and you can still build and host your site with us for free.

For detailed instructions on how to do this, see: http://www.yola.com/customer-support/...

I hope this answers your question. If you need any further assistance please let us know.
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Hello Chad.

If you are wanting to use your own domain that you purchased with GoDaddy please see this tutorial on how to use your own domain from a third party service with Yola. http:/www.bit.ly/8iSuL1 or to buy a domain http://www.bit.ly/64KVQf

Yola doesn't place and advertisements or pop up ads on your site. But they do add a small graphic to your sites footer. To remove it see http://bit.ly/5UNFBY and scroll down to the Remove Yola Footer section

As far as i no you are not able to get a custom domain name free, or remove the footer free
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chad

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Thanks for the feedback....I'm looking on the site but cant find costs for the Top Level Domain. Can you link me please?

thanks
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Kershnee

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Hi Chad,

To purchase a domain from Yola will cost you US$19.95 for one year. After 11 months you will receive a notice asking you if you wish to renew the domain name, at which time the next payment will be due (price subject to annual review).

We have a tutorial that contains the steps to purchasing a domain from Yola: Buying your own domain from Yola.
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chad

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I have a domain with godaddy.....i am considering hosting with yola but do not want the mysite/yola.com ---just mysite.com
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Monique, VP of Customer Support

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If you have a domain with GoDaddy, follow the steps in the tutorial I posted. You can then have mysite.com as your domain and still host your site with us for free.