With Kinsta’s site renaming tool, you can change the display name of your Kinsta site in your MyKinsta dashboard.

This tool is useful if you’ve recently changed your WordPress site’s domain name or rebranded your business and want the name in MyKinsta to reflect that change.

The site renaming tool is available for the Company Owner, Company Administrator, Company Developer, and Site Administrator (learn more about user roles in MyKinsta).

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Here’s how you can use the site renaming tool to rename your Kinsta site.

In MyKinsta, navigate to Sites > [your-site] > Info, and click Rename site in the Basic Details section of the page.

Rename your site in MyKinsta.

Rename your site in MyKinsta.

You can also rename your site from your Sites list by clicking the kebab (three-dot) icon and selecting Rename Site in the menu that appears.

Rename your site from the Sites list in MyKinsta.

Rename your site from the Sites list in MyKinsta.

Next, enter a new name for your site, and click Rename site.

Choose a new display name for your Kinsta site.

Choose a new display name for your Kinsta site.

The name change takes place immediately, and you can see the new name for your WordPress site in the upper left corner of MyKinsta.

Example of a renamed site in MyKinsta.

Example of a renamed site in MyKinsta.

The new site name can also be seen in your Sites list.

A renamed site in the Sites list.

A renamed site in the Sites list.

Important

The site renaming feature only affects the display name for your Kinsta site. It does not change your SSH/SFTP username, MySQL database credentials, your site’s public folder path, and other internal site references.

SSH/SFTP and database credentials are not changed by renaming a site in MyKinsta.

SSH/SFTP and database credentials are not changed by renaming a site in MyKinsta.

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