In this article :
What is point domain?
How to point domain?
Verify and secure your domain
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 (such as Exabytes, GoDaddy, Namecheap and etc.) to your store so that the domain will show your store when visitors visit this domain.

2. How to point domain?

Step 1 : Log in to your domain panel (where you have purchased domain) > enter the page where you can manage your DNS setting.

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



Step 3 : Insert your domain name > Confirm



Step 4 : Follow the setting in the admin panel to point to your domain



A records value

📌 Note: Every domain provider's DNS format could be slightly different, please add the A records Name/Host according to your domain provider's DNS format.

TypeName/HostValue
Ayourdomainname.com OR @ OR [leave blank]151.101.2.236
Ayourdomainname.com OR @ OR [leave blank]151.101.66.236
Ayourdomainname.com OR @ OR [leave blank]151.101.130.236
Ayourdomainname.com OR @ OR [leave blank]151.101.194.236


CNAME record value

📌 Note: Every domain provider's DNS format could be slightly different, please add the CNAME records Name/Host according to your domain provider's DNS format.

TypeName/HostValue
CNAME_acme-challenge OR _acme-challenge.yourdomainname.com_acme-yourdomainname-com.easystore.domains
CNAMEwww OR www.yourdomainname.comeasystore.map.fastly.net


📌 Note:

There would be a total of 4 A records and 2 CNAME records that need to be added/ modified at your domain provider side

If you are not sure how to add it, you may provide the information of the DNS record to your domain provider to assist in adding the records. The informations can be obtained from EasyStore’s admin panel > Channels > Online Store > Domains > Edit

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 5 : After done adding the DNS records above, tick the activating free SSL options and verify domain button



3. Verify and secure your domain

Once done the steps for point domain, 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 Secured and you are done!



💡 Tips : You can have a glance on your domain status:
Domain verification status
SSL activation status
SSL expiry date



💡 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
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