Knowledgebase : Changing DNS Records
Your new Shift4Shop Online store includes a free domain name registration. To claim it, follow these steps: * Log into your Shift4Shop Store Manager * Using the left hand navigation menu, go to SETTINGS >GENERAL >STORE SETTINGS * On the Setti...
If your domain was REGISTERED BY SHIFT4SHOP [https://mywebmaster.3dcart.com/domain-name-registration.html] at sign up or during a DOMAIN NAME CHANGE [https://mywebmaster.3dcart.com/Domain-Name-Change.html], the domain is registered using Shift4Shop's...
During sign up, you are given the option of having Shift4Shop register the domain name for you (if it is available). If you choose this option, Shift4Shop will handle DNS updates and renewals of the domain name for you. However, if you would like t...
Merchants who may have more than one domain will typically forward their additional domains to the main store URL. For example, you may have storedomain.com as your Shift4Shop store but you may also have store-domain.com or storedomain.net registered...
You can use either of the following options to properly point your domain to us. * OPTION 1: POINT YOUR DNS RECORDS TO SHIFT4SHOP This is the simplest option, since it will effectively let Shift4Shop manage all of your DNS needs. Simply log into...
Although Shift4Shop uses CLOUDFLARE [https://support.3dcart.com/Knowledgebase/Article/View/909] to manage and protect our DNS and network, some merchants have also set up _their own_ account on Cloudflare in the past to protect their site. In some ...
In an effort to improve DNS management, load balancing and Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection, Shift4Shop is transitioning all Shift4Shop powered stores to Cloudflare's Content Delivery Network (CDN). ------------------------- WHAT IS ...
Yes! Beginning with version 9 of the Shift4Shop service, store owners may now make basic MX and TXT record changes to their domain's DNS. IMPORTANT The following information only applies to store domains which are using Shift4Shop's name servers...
* ISSUE After updating DNS and confirming that the domain is properly transferred over to Shift4Shop, the store is still redirecting to the temporary *.s4shops.com or *.3dcartstores.com URL. * CAUSE The store is still set with the temporary addr...
CONTENTS   1. THE IMPORTANCE OF DNS 2. Registering your Domain Name 3. "WHOIS" handling your DNS? 4. Other DNS situations *MX record updates *Sub-domain Changes  5. WAITING FOR PROPAGATION When registering your domain name, pointing it to Sh...
* ISSUE Store owners would like to have multiple versions of their domain redirect to their Shift4Shop store. * SOLUTION Use your alternate domain's registrar or DNS host to forward the domain. Shift4Shop merchants are limited to one domain pe...
At some point you may need to change the domain name of your store to a different domain name. To do this: * Click HERE [https://mywebmaster.shift4shop.com/Domain-Name-Change.html] to go to our Shift4Shop Store to order the domain change. * Ent...
The following steps will outline how to connect your domain to your Shift4Shop web store. PRIMARY DOMAIN When you sign up for an account with Shift4Shop, you are asked for a domain name. We ask for this information so that we can create your store...
Yes you can! In some cases, you may want to keep your regular domain name separate from your Shift4Shop store. Rather than having your current domain (yourdomain.com) be the actual URL to your store, you may instead want to have your Shift4Shop sto...
The exact process differs for each domain registration company. To further complicate things, some registrars will use the term "Nameserver" rather than DNS when labeling the areas you'll need to go to for the DNS changes. Regardless of which term th...
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