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Set Up Your Domain

  • Setting Up a Custom Domain Your Magento Go store can be launched quickly without registering a domain. However, branding your store with a custom "dot com" address is considered by many to be the hallmark of an established business.
  • Your Domain In this section, you will learn how to set up a custom domain, transfer an existing domain, manage custom email addresses, and obtain a security certificate for your domain.
  • Setting Up Email for Your Domain A custom domain gives you the ability to create and manage your own email addresses, such as "" However, before you can set up email addresses for your domain, you must first choose an email hosting provider.
  • Adding a Custom SSL Certificate Merchants who accept credit cards are required by the Payment Card Industry (PCI) to process transactions over a securely encrypted channel. An SSL certificate verifies that all transactions take place over the encrypted secure socket layer (SSL).
  • Transferring an Existing Domain If you already have a registered domain name, you can transfer the domain to your store in two steps. First, you must add the URL to your Magento Go account. Then, you must change the DNS settings of your domain to point to the Magento Go server.
  • Renewing Your SSL Certificate SSL certificates are sold on a subscription basis and must be renewed periodically. When the certificate is due for renewal, you can either purchase a certificate from Magento or from a third party.