today I'm gonna show you how you can point your name cheap domain name to a Shopify site so to get started go ahead and login to your name cheap account and click on dashboard once you're in your dashboard you can scroll down to your list of domains and choose the domain name that you would like to transfer to your Shopify site then click on manage and then we will click on advanced DNS while that's loading we can go over to our Shopify account go ahead and login and come to your home screen and then click on online store and finally click on domain on this page you will see a couple of options for your domain you can either purchase one directly in Shopify or connect an existing one so we have one from Namecheap click on connect existing domain will enter the name of that doughnut domain name and click on next here you'll be presented with some instructions go ahead and click on follow the Namecheap instructions and scroll down to Direction number five go ahead and copy this IP address we're going to enter this IP address into record a back on our Namecheap advanced dns options so go ahead and paste that in there it should be a record at the new IP address go ahead and click Save and then next we will go back to our Namecheap instructions and we can scroll down to instruction number ten and we'll go ahead and copy this piece of code shop stop my Shopify calm and we'll go back to Namecheap DNS I don't look for cname record ww and then go ahead and paste this in there as you can see I already had that in there go ahead and click Save and once those save we can go back to Shopify and it will take about a half an hour to one hour for that connection to complete so I'll go ahead and take a break for about 30 minutes and come back and make sure it works ok I'm back in it's been about an hour and a half and let's go ahead and verify make sure this connection worked so go ahead and click on verify all right it looks like these domains have been connected and status is ok and let's see to change your primary domain name to the one that you just transferred go ahead and click on primary domain choose the one that you would like and click on save and that is how you transfer a Namecheap domain name to a Shopify site now if you have any questions go ahead and drop them in the comments if you'd like me to cover any other Shopify questions or domain questions hosting questions go ahead and drop them in the comments as well and as always thank you for watching .
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In this tutorial, i will be able to show you how to alter your Namecheap Domain A Record and CNAME within the Namecheap DNS Manager so you'll point your domain to Shopify.
This process could be a very little a lot of confusing than simply changing nameservers so I hope this video helps!
Steps to attach your Namecheap Domain to Shopify:
1. Log into Namecheap and go to Domains
2. notice the name you wish to connect and click on manage
3. Then click on Advanced DNS
4. attend your Shopify and click on on websites, then domains
5. select existing domain name and enter it in the field
6.Add A Record and CNAME to Advanced DNS records
7. wait for the name to transfer and then verify on Shopify