Why choose a .shop domain?
Showcase your online store with a branded .shop domain name. With the surge in popularity of online shopping, the .shop domain extension is here to stay. As a generic top-level domain, anyone in the world can register a .shop domain name. It’s a great alternative to .com and is targeted to ecommerce, shopping platforms, and retail brands. Intuitive and recognized across multiple languages, a .shop domain can help you grow your online sales.
.shop facts, stats & history
Join thousands of brands by registering a .shop domain. Companies like Nike, Amazon, eBay and Apple have all taken up .shop domains, making it a trendy generic domain choice. Since Google treats all new domain extensions the same, you don’t have to worry about SEO when it comes to .shop domains. In fact, because .shop domains are more readily available, you’re more likely to get the exact name you want.
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How to register a domain with Shopify
Check your domain availability.
Add your shop and domain ownership details.
Your domain name and online store are ready.
Is .shop right for you?
Looking for an on-brand domain name for your online store but the .com domain extension is already taken? Try using .shop instead. As a newer top-level domain, it’s more readily available and is a great generic alternative.
Ideas for your .shop domain
A .shop domain is a fresh choice for any business, but especially if your products are sold online. Whether you’re a big brand or just starting out, the .shop domain is short, sweet, and universal.
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FAQ - Learn more about .shop domains
.shop is a generic top-level domain (TLD). A .shop domain is best suited for ecommerce, shopping platforms, online stores, and retail brands.
A .shop domain extension is a fresh choice for businesses that sell things online. It has global reach, which means it’s great for audiences anywhere in the world.
Anyone can buy a .shop domain name as long as it hasn't already been registered.
Yes, you can buy a branded .shop domain name through Shopify.
Shopify offers free SSL certificates for all the domains registered through our platform. SSL certificates can cost you hundreds of dollars annually.