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Custom Domain

When you first create a Shopeneur site, you will be allocated a shared domain to host your site. The Shared URL is in the format https://{urlshortname}.shopeneur.com, eg, https://rayconsulting.shopeneur.com.

You can host you website with your own custom primary domain or subdomain.

An example of a primary domain is ‘contoso.com’.

A sub-domain is part of the primary domain, eg. ‘shop.contoso.com’ or ‘onlinestore.contoso.com’.

Domain registrar

A domain name registrar provides a service that lets you register and purchase domain names.

GoDaddy is a popular domain name registrar. In this tutorial, we will use GoDaddy for illustration. The processes used by other domain registrars will be similar.

Register a domain name

For a custom domain or sub domain, you must first register the domain with a registrar.

You can follow the instruction on the GoDaddy website to register your domain with them :

Registering Domain Names

Adding a custom primary domain

A primary domain is in the format : ‘domain.com’ , eg. ‘contoso.com’.

In this example, we will add a custom primary domain registered with GoDaddy to Shopeneur.

In the GoDaddy ‘My Domains’ page, click on the ‘DNS’ link for your domain.

Manage DNS

In the ‘Records’ page for the domain, create an A record as shown below. Click the ‘Save’ button, when you are done.

  • Host : @
  • Points to : 13.77.82.141

A Record

After, create a TXT record, with the following values.

  • Host : @
  • TXT Value : shopeneur.azurewebsites.net

Click the ‘Save’ button, when you are done.

TXT Record

In the Shopeneur portal, go to Website, in the Hosting section click on the ‘Add Custom Domain’ button.

Custom Domain

Add the domain you registered in GoDaddy and click on the ‘Submit’ button.

Custom Domain

It will take up to 15 mins for the domain to be verified and approved.

Domain Pending

Click the Refresh link to check for updates on your domain approval status.

Domain Approved

Once your domain is approved, your can type your domain in the browser and visit your site.

Domain Browser

Adding a custom sub-domain

A subdomain is in the format : ‘subdomain.domain.com’ , eg. ‘store.contoso.com’.

In the GoDaddy ‘Records’ page, create a CNAME record for the sub-domain.

Add the following values

  • Host : the subdomain name (eg. ‘shop’)
  • Points to: shopeneur.azurewebsites.net

Click the ‘Save’ button, when you are done.

Domain CNAME

In the Shopeneur portal, go to Website, in the Hosting section click on the ‘Add Custom Domain’ button.

Custom Domain

Add the sub-domain you configured in GoDaddy and click on the ‘Submit’ button.

Custom Domain

It will take up to 15 mins for the domain to be verified and approved.

Once your domain is approved, your can type your sub domain in the browser and visit your site.

Domain Browser


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