Linking Your Domain to Your Shopify Store: DNS Redirect

Using GoDaddy as an example, this video gives a tutorial on how Shopify users can easily set up their own domain. The video walks through changing CNAME settings, forwarding a domain and how to force your preferred domain.

9 thoughts on “Linking Your Domain to Your Shopify Store: DNS Redirect

  1. Hi, I recently tried to do the redirect, but every time I set it as primary domain, the we store doesn’t open?

  2. Hi MegaCheese – Please submit a support ticket so our friendly support folks can guide you through it. It’s too difficult to try and trouble-shout through Youtube comments.

  3. I’m trying to forward a subdomain, any ideas?
    I have a shop that’s connected to the main page. So my site url is shop.site.com. Is there a way to attach this site as it’s a subdomain?

  4. You have to change the Godaddy view to ‘quick view’, which is located on the right hand side after clicking onto your domain.

  5. It took a little discovering but found exactly what was instructed and ended up being a super useful video! Thank you :)

  6. hi, i cant replace the @ sign with my shopify url. it shows an ‘!’ error saying that i need to provide @ sign or a valid host name. im pretty sure i provided a valid host name.. HELP!:(

  7. Please submit a support ticket so our friendly support folks can guide you through it. It’s too difficult to try and trouble-shout through Youtube comments.

  8. Followed directions perfectly. However, When I add the Domain name to Shopify It says the "DNS" Failed? Does this just take a while to be "ok"? Thank you and great walk through video

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