Connect your third-party domain to Shopify manually

If you purchased your domain from a domain provider other than Google Domains, GoDaddy, or 1&1 IONOS, and you have their requirements, then you can connect your domain to Shopify manually.

Before you begin

To complete this procedure, you need to have the following information:

  • your login information for your third-party domain provider account
  • your domain provider's requirements
  • the Shopify IPv4 address
  • the Shopify IPv6 address 2620:0127:f00f:5::
  • the www CNAME record

You can have only one A record and one www CNAME record associated with your domain. If your domain already has an A record or www CNAME record, then you need to change these records to point to Shopify. You can have multiple CNAME records associated with your domain, but each one must have a unique name, such as www or shop.

Step 1: Change your DNS records in your third-party domain provider account

  1. On your domain provider’s website, log in to your account.
  2. Find the DNS settings or domain management area.
  3. Change the following records:
    1. Point the A record to the Shopify IPv4 address
    2. If necessary, change the Host name to the @ symbol.
    3. Delete any other A records on the domain if there are any present.
    4. Point the AAAA record to the Shopify IPv6 address 2620:0127:f00f:5::.
    5. If necessary, change the Host name to the @ symbol.
    6. Delete any other AAAA records on the domain if there are any present.
    7. Point the CNAME record with the name www to Be sure to include the period at the end of the domain.
  4. Save your changes.

Step 2: Connect your domain to Shopify

  1. From your Shopify admin, go to Settings > Domains.
  2. Click Connect existing domain.
  3. In the Domain field, enter your domain, such as, and then click Next.
  4. Click Connect domain.

It might take up to 48 hours for your domain to be verified. After it's verified, your domain is listed in the Domain section of the Domains page with the status Connected.

Next steps

After connecting your domain to Shopify, do the following:

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