Setting up your domain with 1and1.com

Note
Custom Domains are available to customers subscribed to the Business plan and above (on new pricing plans).

If you have bought your domain from 1and1.com, you must configure your DNS settings to point the domain to yourstorename.gogeckossl.com.

Before you configure your DNS settings on 1and1.com, you should have already added your custom subdomain to your TradeGecko B2B eCommerce store. You should familiarise yourself with the general instructions for modifying your DNS settings to complete the setup with ease.

Configuring your DNS settings with 1and1.com

1. Log in to your 1and1 account.
2. In the Your domain section, click Manage Domain

To setup a new subdomain and edit CNAME record:
3. Locate the domain that you wish to create a subdomain for and click Manage Subdomains.
4. Click Create Subdomain
5. Enter the prefix for your subdomain. For example, store or shop.
6. Click Create Subdomain.
7. Now, from that subdomain that you just created, click the arrow to expand the menu
8. In the Subdomain settings section, click Edit DNS Settings
9. In A/AAAA and CNAME records section, select CNAME
10. In the Alias box, enter the complete TradeGecko store URL (yourstorename.gogeckossl.com)
11. Check the box next to I am aware and accept all current DNS settings, email addresses and redirects will be disabled
12. Click Save and confirm by clicking Yes.

To add a TXT record:
13. Under Manage Domains, click the arrow icon to expand the menu for the particular subdomain you wish to add a TXT record to
14. Click Edit DNS Settings from Domain Settings section
15. Click the Add Record button
16. Enter the information you have been provided with on TradeGecko for the TXT record, then click on Add
17. Review your changes and click Save.

For further support on 1and1.com, you can check our their support articles on:
How to set up a CNAME record on my domain name and how to set up a TXT record on my domain name

Note
Once you have added your custom domain to TradeGecko and configured the settings on your third-party domain provider, it can take up to 48 hours to take effect. In the meantime, you can use your store URL to access your B2B eCommerce store.
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