You can add a custom domain to Shopify in two ways: If you don’t own a custom domain already, then you can buy a domain from Shopify.
If you already own a custom domain, then you can use a domain that you already own, either by connecting it to your online store, or by transferring management of the domain to Shopify.
Can you use a GoDaddy domain with Shopify?
You can automatically connect your GoDaddy or 1&1 IONOS domain to your Shopify store.
Can I transfer my domain from Shopify?
You can use your third-party domain for your Shopify store by transferring it to Shopify or by connecting it to Shopify: Transfer your domain to Shopify – The first way to point your custom domain at your Shopify store is to transfer your domain. Most domains can be transferred to Shopify.
Can I use Shopify if I already have a website?
Yes, you can use your own domain name with Shopify. If you have an existing domain name, you can connect it to Shopify from your store’s admin. Learn more about connecting an existing domain to a Shopify store. If you don’t have a domain name yet, you can either buy one through Shopify or a third-party provider.
Should I buy my domain through Shopify?
The short answer is no, you should not get your domain name through Shopify if you’re willing to learn how to setup a domain name with a domain name registrar. It’s not too complicated but it does involve a few steps. Yes you should get your domain name if you’re looking for ease of use and no configuration.