Check the status of my hosting account

Here's a quick way to check on the status of a new hosting account.

  1. Go to your GoDaddy product page.
  2. Under Web Hosting, next to the hosting account you want to check, click Options.
    click options
  3. Your account Status appears on the Overview tab.
    check status

    In general, these are the different types of account status that you'll see:

    Status Description
    Initialize Account You need to set up your hosting account to use it. In your products list, click Set up and we'll walk you through the rest of the setup process.
    Pending Account Change You recently upgraded or downgraded your hosting account.
    Pending DNS Your hosting account needs to match up with your domain name before you can upload files and manage your website. Depending on when you set up the nameservers for your domain, it can take up to 8 hours for your hosting account to match up with .com and .net domains and up to 48 hours for other domain extensions.
    Pending Setup You've just set up your account. It may take a few minutes for us to configure the account before you can use it.
    Setup Your account is set up and ready to use.

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