Setting Up Your Shopify Online Store

Setting Up Your Shopify Online Store

Once you’ve completed the Shopify setup, a significant portion of the groundwork is finished.

Your online store will seamlessly employ your Shopify settings for both checkout processes and order fulfillment. Products will automatically populate on your online store. Your online store is automatically granted a unique myshopify.com domain, derived from the store name entered during signup or autogenerated if no name was provided. You have the option to select a new myshopify.com domain after signing up, visible in the address bar for customers, with the flexibility to change it once. Explore further details on choosing a new .myshopify.com domain.


Let’s Get Online!!

Before launching, there are crucial steps to ensure your online store is customer-ready.

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Key Tasks on This Page Adjust theme defaults. Include links to store policies. Customize and launch your online store. Transitioning from Shopify Lite Modify theme defaults to suit your preferences, utilizing the default theme, Dawn, or selecting an alternative. Additionally, tweak General settings for the theme to match your brand’s color scheme and fonts.

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Link to Store Policies Ensure your online store navigation includes links to store policies, guiding customers on order fulfillment and returns expectations.

Customize and Launch Your Online Store Initiate your online store’s launch by removing the password protection. While further customization is possible, starting sales promptly is recommended. After the launch, promote your products and work on boosting traffic. Utilize reports and analytics to gauge customer interactions and make enhancements based on insights.

Customization Options: Utilize a custom domain for easy customer access. Select and customize a theme tailored to your business. Incorporate images or files in theme, product details, webpages, and blog posts. Create a webpage with store information. Integrate a blog for sharing news and content. Organize products into collections for easy discovery. Set up menus for seamless navigation. Enhance customer interaction by installing Shopify Inbox for chat.

Transitioning from Shopify Lite

If upgrading from Shopify Lite, the Online Store sales channel is automatically integrated into your Shopify admin. Follow these steps:

  1. In your Shopify admin, click the + button beside the Sales channels heading.
  2. Click “Learn more” next to Online Store in the list of available channels.
  3. Click “Add channel.”.

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