Guide: how we transfer a domain from an external server to our Shopify store
In our project, we decided to use external portals where we bought a domain and an e-mail service. It's worth remembering that Shopify does not support e-mail servers, so this choice is very important.
Our activities looked like this:
Domain registration in a company specializing in this topic.
We chose https://www.ovh.co.uk/.
What they do: domains, VPS, web hosting, e-mail & messaging, SSL Geteway / CDN. We chose them because not only do they provide comprehensive services, but their prices are also very attractive.
These are just a few clicks and the domain belongs to us:
Redirection of DNS zone to lh.pl servers
Lh.pl is a Polish company that has been operating on the market since 2002 and provides services including hosting, e-mail or domain registration.
We use lh.pl services, which is why we decided to cooperate with them in this project.
Trying to add a domain to our Shopify store
It turned out that the domain could not be assigned correctly. We returned to the LH panel to verify where the problem was.
It turned out that we should also redirect the A and CNAME records:
Verification that everything was working:
The domain has been connected correctly and is already active.
In our project #eCommerceDiary we show you how to create an online store step by step and share our successes. Just click the image below: