Do I need a domain name for Shopify? (Things to Know)

Shopify provides a free trial and upon shop creation, you can create your shop with Shopify subdomain URL.

For example, * (Here, * means available name).

Now, let’s come to your question, which is – Do I need a domain name for shopify?

Shopify provides a free subdomain URL to create your online store. Now, if you go with * sub domain URL, then buying a domain is not a requirement.


For creating a store brand, online identity, building trust and unique memorable domain URL, you need to buy a domain name when you launch your online store.

Can I use my own domain name to Shopify?

Yes, you can buy a new domain name from Shopify or you can transfer/connect your existing domain name and use it in Shopify.

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