In this article :

  1. What is point domain?

  2. How to point domain?

  3. Verify and secure your domain

  4. Set your domain as primary

1. What is point domain?

Point domain means you point your existing custom domain which was purchased through another 3rd party domain provider to your store so that the domain will show your store when visitors visit this domain.

If your domain is purchased through Exabytes, GoDaddy, Namecheap or Shinjiru, you may refer to the articles below for a more specific guide:


2. How to point domain?

Step 1 : Log in to your domain panel > enter the page where you can manage your DNS setting. If you don't know where to log in, please contact your domain provider or you may request them to change the A record and set up CNAME for you.

Step 2 : Follow the setting below to point your domain

A Record

CNAME

TXT Record

Please point to 162.159.128.56

Point to yourdomainname.com (without the www in front)

Please refer to the steps in this help article to obtain the TXT Records

📌 Note :

  • TTL means how long the server should cache the information ( usually left as default ).

  • Changing DNS could take up to 24 hours to take effect

Step 3 : Go to EasyStore Admin > Channels > Online Store > Domains > under Active domains > Add existing domain

Step 4 : Insert your domain name > Confirm


3. Verify and secure your domain

Once done, your domain settings will look like below. Kindly allow up to 24 hours for the domain to be verified and goes online

Once the domain is verified and online, your domain status will become Unsecured.

Click on the Edit button > Activate free SSL to secure your website. More about SSL certificate

and you are done!

💡 Tips : You can have a glance on your

  • Domain verification status

  • SSL activation status

  • SSL expiry date

at Channels > Online Store > Domains > Edit


4. Set your domain as primary

The primary domain is the main address for your website

Step 1 : Channels > Online Store > Domains > Active domains > Click Edit beside the primary domain

Step 2 : Check Set as primary domain > Save.

Step 3 : Your primary domain will be here

💡Tips: You can also redirect the rest of domains to the primary domain by Click Edit beside the domain > redirect to primary

Related articles:
Register and purchase a new domain name through EasyStore

Difference of transfer & point domain name to EasyStore
Transfer domain to EasyStore

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