Quick Answer: Do I Need Web Hosting For Shopify?

Hosting is included in every level of the Shopify payment plans; you do not need to pay for an external host.

We can help you setup your existing domain name, if you have one, or you can buy a new one through Shopify.

Thankfully that’s never an issue with Shopify’s as it is included in your subscription plan price.

What domain host does Shopify use?

Shopify makes it easy to create and register a domain name for your new website. You can buy a new domain through Shopify, use an existing domain, or use your free . myshopify.com domain.

Do I need a website to sell on Shopify?

To start selling on Shopify, you’ll need a Shopify plan and products to sell. Get started by signing up for Shopify. Then set up your store and add your products. If you don’t have products to sell yet, dropshipping might be a good option for you.

Can I use my own website with Shopify?

Add Ecommerce to Any Website with the New Shopify Buy Button. The Shopify Buy Button is the easiest way to add ecommerce to any website. You can use it to sell your products on WordPress, Tumblr, Squarespace, on your own self-hosted website, or anywhere else.

Should I buy 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.

How much does Shopify charge for domain name?

Custom domains purchased through Shopify start at $11 USD per year. Your domain is automatically set up for you, and you keep ownership even if you leave Shopify. Domains purchased through Shopify are registered for one year, and can be renewed until you cancel your domain or Shopify store.