Buy a new domain or use an existing one for your website

For your business website made via Business Profile, you can use a domain name, like "," that you already own. You can also purchase a custom domain from Google.

Purchase a custom domain

Google offers hosting for the website originally made via your Business Profile on Google at no charge. Your website will have a name you choose with a "" web address, like ""

To get a custom domain, like "," you can buy one for your website: 

  1. Publish your site and click Buy domain
  2. Search for a custom domain name and purchase it from Google Domains. It’ll automatically connect your website to your domain name. Learn more about Google’s domain service.


Connect your Google domain to your website

You can connect your existing Google domain to use for your websites. Before you do, make sure you’re logged in to the same Google Account used for both, and that you own the domain and the Business Profile on Google. 

  1. On your computer, sign in to Business Profile Manager.
  2. Click Website
  3. Your Google domain will show. Click Connect
  4. To confirm, click Connect again.
  5. If you want to review your website, click Visit site.

Forward your third-party domain to your website

Sign in to your hosting company account and choose a “Redirect” option or similar. You can also contact your hosting company and tell them to redirect your existing domain to your new Google Business Profile site.

Redirect your domain to the URL for your new site provided during the Google Business Profile site creation process.

For more information, visit the website of your hosting provider. Some common providers include GoDaddy, eNom, and Network Solutions.

Fix issues

If you have issues connecting your Google domain to your website, contact Google Domains support.

Not connected

Error message: "We weren't able to connect your domain, [domain name], to your website."

Potential causes:

  • You bought your own domain. You can continue to use your domain with your existing website, or connect your domain to your website made via your Business Profile.
  • You bought a third-party domain from the classic Google Workspace sign-up flow. Learn how to connect your third-party domain to your website made via your Business Profile.

Error message: "We're working on connecting your domain to your website. Please check back in a few minutes."

If the connection of your Google domain to your website is pending, it could be because:

  • Your domain registration isn’t complete yet.
  • The payment for your Google Workspace account isn’t complete yet.

Find your website's URL

  1. On your computer, sign in to Business Profile Manager.
  2. Click Website
  3. On the left, click More
  4. At the top of the panel, you can find your site address.
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