Verify your domain by uploading a file

You can verify that you control the domain name you want SiteLock to scan by uploading a file to your website's root directory.

Download the verification file

  1. Log in to your GoDaddy account.
  2. Click SiteLock.
  3. Next to the account you want to use, click Manage.
  4. In the Security Summary area, click Domain Verification.
  5. Click Option 2.
  6. Click Download.

Upload the verification file

  1. Determine your website's root directory. If you're using GoDaddy shared hosting, you can use the following articles based on which type of hosting you have:
  2. Upload the verification file using FTP or your hosting account's control panel:

Verify your domain ownership

  1. Log in to your GoDaddy account.
  2. Click SiteLock.
  3. Next to the account you want to use, click Manage.
  4. In the Security Summary area, click Domain Verification.
  5. Click Option 2.
  6. Click Verify.

It can take a few minutes for SiteLock to verify your website. If there are any errors, SiteLock reports them on this page.

Next step

  • If you have an Essential, Deluxe, or Ultimate SiteLock account, set up SMART scans

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