Viewing and editing DNS settings for Shopify domains

When you buy a custom domain through Shopify, some of the DNS settings are configured for you. You can view and edit the DNS settings for your domain from your Shopify admin.

You can view and edit the following DNS settings from the Domains section of Shopify:

  • A Record
  • CNAME Record
  • MX Record
  • TXT Record
  • AAAA Record

The A Record and CNAME Record for your domain are automatically set by Shopify. If you want to add MX, TXT, or AAAA Records, then you can edit the DNS settings for your online store. You might need to edit these records if you are setting up a third-party email service on your domain, if you want to point a subdomain at another website, or if you need to verify your domain with a third-party service.

View or edit the DNS settings for a domain

To view or edit the DNS settings for a domain:

  1. In the Manage domains section, click the name of the domain.

  2. Click DNS Settings.

DNS settings button
  1. If you want to make changes, then you can edit the following DNS settings:
  • To add a new record, click Add custom record, select the record type, and then enter and confirm the details.
  • To change an existing record, click Edit beside the record, and then enter and confirm the details.
  • To delete a record, click Remove, and then click Remove again to confirm.

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