The ultimate domain dictionaryLearn more
Learning about domains can feel overly complicated. To help you understand exactly what you’re reading, we have compiled a list of definitions for common terms you might see while learning about domains.
Tips for domain registrationLearn more
Explore what features and factors to look into when choosing a domain registrar and internet domain name registration through a platform like Shopify, as well as tips for domain registration setup.
Why custom domain names help you get noticedLearn more
You don't necessarily need to find the perfect domain name, but the right domain can help your business or blog rank in search engines, boost your web presence, and help streamline marketing materials and company communications like professional email.
How to choose a domain registrarLearn more
Buying domain names can feel complicated and cumbersome, so we put together a quick facts guide on how to choose the best domain registrar for your business, and see our picks for today’s top domain registrars.
Setting up your Shopify business onlineLearn more
A great website name is just the beginning. Now that you have your domain name, it’s time to create and set up your store using Shopify's website builder, so you're ready to sell. This step-by-step video takes you through all of the steps for launching your Shopify web store.
How do I transfer a domain?Learn more
If you’ve purchased domains from a provider other than Shopify site and want easy domain management in your Shopify site admin and account, you can transfer your domains over to your Shopify website.
Can I purchase Shopify domains without a plan?Learn more
Yes, you can purchase a domain through Shopify without signing up for a Shopify site plan. You can also use your domain name you purchased for websites from other hosting plans and providers. This means your Shopify domain can grow as you sell more and your business online needs evolve.
How do I connect a domain from another provider to my Shopify store?Learn more
Already purchased a domain for your online store? It’s easy to connect your existing domain to your Shopify website. Once you connect your domain to Shopify, you still use your third-party domain provider to manage your domain settings, pay for your domain, and renew it.
Can I move my website address to a different domain?Learn more
Shopify offers easy domain management. You can move your website to a different domain if you want to change your URL. When you move your website to a different domain, it is important to follow SEO best practices to minimize the loss of traffic. By redirecting the old domain to the new, live domain, you will signal to Google that the new domain is now the home of the old website content.