06 Oct

Steps to Move eCommerce Store to New Domain Name

Before you move the store:

  • Check that the cart will handle the change in domain names, nothing is hard coded to the current domain, no license restrictions, etc.
  • Check your host allows parked domains.
  • You will need to obtain a SSL certificate for the new store so your checkout continues to work.
  • Does your site enforce one domain? If so can you change to the new domain name?
  • Check none of the coded pages refers directly to the old domain name– the only time it should be hard coded is the jump to the secure checkout. If there are pages with the domain in them you will need to edit to remove the domain name or list them for change after the conversion.
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