It is obvious that most of the Shopify users don’t know how to configure Shopify ? Today i’m writing this article to tell you about,how to configure Shopify and how you can run shopify store on your own domain. For example if you have a website domain say yourshop.com and you want to convert this into online eCommerce shopping website then shopify can come to play.It is very easy to use and configure , using shopify you can easily create your own online eCommerce shop.
What is Shopify ?
History :- Shopify is a Canadian e-commerce company. It was founded in 2004 by Tobias Lutke, Daniel Weinand and Scott Lake.
Shopify is a eCommerce Platform for online Websites where we can sell our goods. This platform is intended for those who have not build own stores.Shopify can be used by every person who wants to sell goods because :-
Shopify is very secure platform for eCommerce
Very easy to use
Well Designed themes
High Reputation of Company
Awesome Search Engine Optimization
These are some of reasons why people use Shopify to selling their goods.
The very first step is to create your shopify store on shopify.com. After creating shopify store the next step is how to configure shopify with custom domain. Using this, your shopify store runs on your own domain like example.com.
Go to [yourshop].shopify.com and login to your account
From your shopify admin Go to Online Store >> Domains (or Press GWD )
There you have two options add existing domainbuy new domain. Shopify also provides service to buy your domain.If you already have a domain then select add existing domain
After clicking on add existing domain ,a popup comes up for adding a domain name, in the input field add your domain name and click add domain
After adding domain a new popup come, which shows A records with IP. Update these in A records and IP in your domain provide account.
The last step is to setup a primary domain. In above same window you will see the option of set your primary domain. Select your primary domain where you want to run the store. After this, your store and traffic will automatically redirect to your primary domain.
Be patient! domain changes can take up to 24 hours for updating records of domain. After 24 hours your shop will be live on your own branded domain. Now you can manage your store through your own domain.
I hope this article will help you a lot in setting up and configuring shopify with your own branded domain.If you need more help about how to setup and configure shopify you can comment your problem below this post.
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