Pointing a domain to EasyStore means that you already bought a domain from another domain provider and you want to set it as your store URL in EasyStore.
When you already have a domain at NameCheap, you can point your domain to EasyStore by pointing the domain DNS Records as below :
A Record to our IP address [ 22.214.171.124 ]
Set up your CNAME record [ yourdomainname.com ] without the www in front
Here we provide a step-by-step guideline for you to point the domain from NameCheap to EasyStore
Step 1 : Kindly login to your Namecheap account. Click Domain List > Click 'Manage'
Step 2 : You will be redirected to the page below, click 'Advanced DNS'
Type: CNAME Record
Value: Your domain name > Click :heavy_check_mark:
(In this case, my domain is easystorethebest.club)
Type: Change to 'A Record'
Value: 126.96.36.199 > Press :heavy_check_mark:
📌 Note: Kindly ensure that there is only one A Record. If there is more than one A Record, the domain will not be able to point to EasyStore.
Step 5 : Completed and correct DNS record. You can ignore the TTL section, use default TTL given will do.
📌 Important note: Changing the DNS setting may take up to 24 hours to take effect.
Step 6 : After you have pointed your domain to EasyStore. You will need to access your EasyStore account and go to Channels > Online Store > Domains.
Step 7 : In your domain's settings, click on 'Add existing domain' under Active domain, enter your domain and click 'Confirm'.
Step 8 : Your domain will show 'Not verified' once the domain has been added. Click on the wording 'Not verified' to verify your domain.
Step 9 : After verification, the status of your domain will show 'Unsecured'. Click on the Edit button > Activate free SSL to secure your website. More about SSL certificate
Step 10 : Done
Once SSL is activated, your domain is now secured! 😍