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w3shop domains & DNS Settings

Alistair Wilson
by Alistair Wilson 4 years ago
 

Adding your domain name for w3shop

w3shops can be used for any domain name you’ve registered, so if you’d like to use your own URL for a w3shop, these are the simple steps:

1. Locate your w3shop Category Page under Workgroup > Customers > Categories & Microsites > View/Amend.

2. Scroll down to the Microsite Style section and enter the URL for you new domain name in the Main Domain box:

For example: www.perfectideasdemo.com

3. Then add http://Perfectideasdemo.com (without the www) under Aliased Domains.

4. At your Domain registrar’s site (e.g 123-Reg), set your DNS settings as A-record, pointing to 213.218.221.11

5. You need to create two A-records:

  • One for www URLs (e.g. http://www.yourdomain.com) and
  • One for non-www URLs (e.g. http://yourdomain.com)

The non-www A-record configuration varies with DNS registrars, e.g. either:

  • You can put nothing in the DNS Entry box or
  • You have to put an @ symbol first.

 

See also

w3shop: Getting Started Guide

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