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 johns-apparel.ca.

When you have automatic redirection enabled, your store uses temporary redirects between URLs. These temporary redirects allow search engines to discover and index all of your URLs.

Steps:

  1. From your Shopify admin, go to Settings > Markets.
  2. In the Other Markets section, select Preferences.
  3. 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.

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