At first, this may come across as complicated when people hear of changing DNS, name servers etc. but those are nothing to be nervous about! There is really nothing much to it and I’ll show you!
Here’s what you do:
Go back to http://www.godaddy.com. Login if you are not already logged in as shown below:
There will be a section about Nameservers. Click on “Set Nameservers.”
A pop up window will appear on Set Nameservers as shown below:
Click on “I have specific nameservers for my domains”. You will need to fill out the boxes Nameserver 1 and Nameserver 2 with the information you were given by Hostgator via email. The other slot should be left blank.
Once that has been done, click OK and you are ready to proceed to the next step. These changes should take effect within 2 hours. It may take more time, but if you experience problems in this regard, feel free to contact the GoDaddy support staff for assistance.
You’ve done it! You have officially linked your GoDaddy domain to your Hostgator account!