Connecting a third-party domain to Shopify

After you purchase a domain from a third-party domain provider, such as Google Domains, GoDaddy, or 1&1 IONOS, you need to connect your domain to your Shopify store. Connecting your domain points your URL to your Shopify store so that customers can enter that URL into their web browser to visit your online store.

After 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.

Considerations for using a third-party domain for your online store

Before you start, review the following considerations:

Choosing the right connection procedure for your third-party domain

The procedure that you follow to connect your third-party domain to Shopify depends on which domain provider you purchased your domain from. Refer to the following options to decide which process you need to follow.

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