How to link your existing domain name with Dstore

To link your domain to your Dstore domain, you would need to update your CNAME record e.g. www.example.com => example.dstore.co.za.

A Canonical Name (CNAME) Record is used in the Domain Name System (DNS) to create an alias from one domain name to another domain name.

CNAME from your domain to dstore subdomain

NAME TYPE VALUE

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www.example.com CNAME example.dstore.co.za

You can easily change your CNAME within the control panel (CPanel) of your hosting by following the steps below.

How do I add a CNAME with a cPanel?

  1. Log in to your account with your particular hosting provider
  2. Find the window entitled 'Domains'
  3. Click on 'Simple DNS Zone Editor' - This will take you to a control panel;
  4. In the control panel you will see a section titled 'Add a CNAME Record'
  5. In the 'Name' field of this section, type the name of your chosen subdomain.  For example, if you picked **lander.mydomain.com** as your custom domain, enter **lander** here. Or, if you're using a root domain such as **[www.mydomain.com](http://www.mydomain.com)** then you'll want to enter **www** here.
  6. cPanelautomatically fills in the rest of your URL
  7. In the 'CNAME' field, type example.dropstoreapp.co.za
  8. Click the 'Add CNAME Record' button at the bottom.

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Your hosting company can easily assist with this process.

Happy Dropshipping!