Checklist to create your online store

Here are some things you can do to create an online store that works for your business.

Set up your store

Add a product

Add one or more products to your online store.

Learn how to add a product.

Customize the look and feel of your store

Customize your theme, or choose a different style in the theme store.

Learn how to customize a theme.

Add a domain

Add or buy a custom domain to showcase your brand.

Note

When you create your online store, the default domain is www.your-store-name.myshopify.com.

Learn how to add a domain.

Add pages to your store

Create pages to give more information to your customers.

Learn how to add pages to your store.

Create your store's navigation

Build a menu so customers can browse your store.

Learn how to create a navigation menu.

Organize your products

Help customers find your products by grouping them into collections.

Learn how to create a collection of products.

Manage your store

Review shipping settings

Make sure the default shipping settings meet your store's needs.

Learn how to review shipping settings.

Set up payment methods

Choose how your customers can pay for purchases and where you receive payments.

Learn how to set up payment methods.

Review tax settings

Customize how taxes are calculated on your store.

Learn how to review tax settings.

Add store policies to your checkout page

Add your store's refund, privacy, and terms of service statements.

Learn how to add store policies.

Prepare to launch

Review your store

Make sure your store is ready to launch.

Open your store

Remove your password page and start selling to the public.

Learn how to disable the password to open your store.

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