Set up automatic domain redirection
For international domains and subfolders, you can use automatic redirection to send visitors to the region-specific domain or subfolder for their location. For example, if you use a
.com domain to target visitors in the United States and a
.ca domain to target visitors in Canada, then a Canadian visitor is automatically redirected to
When you have automatic redirection activated, your store uses temporary redirects between URLs. These temporary redirects allow search engines to discover and index all of your URLs. This setting applies to every market except your primary market.
- From your Shopify admin, go to Settings > Markets.
- In the Other Markets section, select Preferences.
- Check Domain/subfolder redirection.
After you enable automatic redirection, visitors to your online store are automatically redirected to the region-specific domain or subfolder for their location.
You can also let customers switch manually between languages and currencies by adding a country selector to your online store. If your theme doesn't have a country selector, then you can add one by using the free Geolocation app or another country selector app that supports Shopify Markets.