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Adding a Custom Domain

If you already possess a domain, you can link it in Fynd Platform and in case you don't have a domain, you can purchase one.

Alternative 1: Linking a domain#

How to access on Fynd Platform

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Figure 1: Introduction to Domain Linking

The entire process of linking a domain has been explained in the below video.

Video: Fynd Platform - How to connect an existing domain to your online store

Step 1: Let's say you possess the domain 'oasisshop.online', enter it in the search bar. In the search results, it should ideally show as NOT AVAILABLE.

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Figure 2: Search an Existing Domain

Step 2: Now, you can start linking your domain by following the instructions written on the page. Nonetheless, let's go through each of those steps one-by-one.

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Figure 3: Linking an Existing Domain

Step 3: Sign-in to your domain provider's account to configure the DNS settings. The below steps have been written assuming that your domain provider is GoDaddy.com. In your case, it could be any provider such as GoDaddy, Domain.com, Namecheap, HostGator, Wix, DreamHost, etc. In that case, you can connect with your domain provider to understand the process of changing the DNS settings of your domain.

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Figure 4: DNS Settings of your Domain

Step 4: Delete all the existing address records ('A' records) from the DNS settings.

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Figure 5: Deleting the Existing A Records

Step 5: Click on Add to include new records.

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Figure 6: Adding New Records

Step 6: Fill all the mandatory fields.

  • Type - A
  • Host - @
  • Points to - 13.234.150.137
  • TTL - 1 Hour

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Figure 7: Adding an 'A' record

Step 7: Add one more 'A' record and fill the mandatory fields.

  • Type - A
  • Host - @
  • Points to - 52.66.130.179
  • TTL - 1 Hour

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Figure 8: Adding another 'A' record*

Step 8: Now, add a 'TXT' record and fill the mandatory fields.

  • Type - TXT
  • Host - @
  • TXT Value - 5f365c0f07b9122518ef250c
  • TTL - 1 Hour

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Figure 9: Adding a 'TXT' record

Step 9: Go to https://dnschecker.org and check these 'A' records. If the IP address that you have entered in both the 'A' records (13.234.150.137 and 52.66.130.179) matches with the IP addresses shown here, you can proceed with linking the domain.

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Figure 10: Checking the DNS

Step 10: Click on Link & Save.

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Figure 11: Link an Existing Domain

Step 11: You have successfully added your domain. Click on it to check whether it's functioning correctly.

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Figure 12: Link an Existing Domain

Step 12: The URL is successfully up and running.

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Figure 13: New Website on your Domain

Step 13: Further, you can use this domain as your primary domain or a shortlink domain.

  • Primary domain - A domain you choose to represent your main website.

    If you have only one domain name registered, then that will be your Primary Domain. However, if you have several domain names registered, you will need to select one that will be your Primary Domain.

  • Shortlink domain - A shorter version of your domain which points to your primary domain. It is used as an alternate web address.

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    Figure 14: Primary and Shortlink Domain


Alternative 2: Purchasing a domain#

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Figure 15: Search and Purchase a Domain

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Currently, we do not support direct purchase of a domain through Fynd Platform. We will soon incorporate this feature in our future release.