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How do I connect my domain to Shopify ?

Connecting your third-party domain to Shopify points your domain name at your Shopify store.

If you don’t see instructions for your provider, then you can follow this generic setup guide to connect your existing domain to Shopify.

Add an existing domain to your Shopify store:

First, you need to add your custom domain to your Shopify store. This step identifies you to Shopify as the owner of your custom domain.

You can use the following steps to add an existing domain to your Shopify store:

From your Shopify admin, go to Online Store > Domains
Click Connect existing domain.
Enter the domain that you want to connect.
Click Next.

Now you need to set up your existing domain to point to Shopify.

Please use the following steps to point a domain to Shopify:

Log in to the account you have with your domain provider.
Find your DNS settings. Look for your domain management area, DNS configuration etc.
Edit your A Record to point to Shopify's IP address
Save the A Record
Find the CNAME record in your DNS settings.
Change your www CNAME record to point to “”
Save the CNAME Record

The next step is to verify your connection in Shopify.

Click Verify connection in your Shopify admin to confirm that your custom domain has been connected to your store.

Updated on: 27/03/2023

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