Set up your domain with Register.com

If you've bought a domain from Register.com, you must reconfigure your DNS settings to point the domain at your Shopify-hosted storefront.

Set up your domain with Register.com

Make sure that you've added your custom domain by clicking Connect existing domain on the Domains page of your Shopify admin.

To set up your domain with Register.com:

  1. Log in to your Register.com account.

  2. In the Account Dashboard section, hover over Domains and click Manage:

    Register com manage

  3. Click Manage in the Domain row in the table:

    Register com manage domain

  4. In the Advanced Technical Settings section, click Edit IP Address Records:

    Register com edit ip

  5. Replace the existing IP address with Shopify's IP address 23.227.38.32Copy in the text box:

    Register com shopify ip

  6. Click Continue.

  7. Click Continue again to confirm your changes.

  8. On the same page, in the Advanced Technical Settings section, click Edit Domain Aliases Records:

    Register com edit CNAME

  9. Enter www in the first text box, and enter shops.myshopify.comCopy in the points to text box.

  10. Click Continue.

  11. Click Continue again to confirm your changes.

  12. Click Verify connection in your Shopify admin to confirm that your custom domain has been connected to your store.

It can take up to 48 hours for changes to take effect.

Caution

If you are unable to edit your DNS records from within your domain provider's admin section, then you must contact Register.com support .

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