Point shopify to a subdomain

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Alexei718
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2012-05-01 4:49 pm EST

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Hello,

Im trying to create a CNAME like shop.mywebsite.com and point a shopify store to it. Anyone done this before?

Thanks!

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Arn
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2012-05-01 5:19 pm EST
Hello Alexei718,

I have actually done this before, and it can be easily done as long as you have your store subdomain name (e.g. shop.shopify.com)

You can resolve this issue by creating a CNAME record in the Simple DNS editor in your account's Cpanel interface:

How to create a CNAME record

When you create your CNAME record, you will create a CNAME such as store.yourwebsite.com, and then link it to the Shopify site name (.e.g "myshop.shopify.com")

Note that when you create the CNAME, you do need to allow for propagation time of up to 24 hours for the name to take effect.

I hope this helps to resolve your problem. If you continue to have problems or need additional assistance please reply this post.

Arnel C.

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