Link a Domain Hosted on Cloudflare

Below we take the instruction steps for buying Cloudflare SSL as an example:

 

Step 1: Subscribe to Cloudflare service

1. Enter the website https: //www. cloudflare.com/ssl/ and sign up an account.

2. Enter the domain name you would like to have SSL certificate on, then click "Add site".

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3. Select a plan based on your needs, and click "Continue".mceclip1.png

 

4. Check the bill and complete the payment.

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Step 2: Setup SSL certificate for Root Domain

After you subscribed to Cloudflare service, please follow below instructions to carry on the setup:

1. CNAME record for Root domain

  • In your DNS record, click [Add record] 
  • Choose [CNAME] as the [Type]
  • Set [@] as the [Name]
  • Set your domain name (i.e domain name: phoenix1.myshopline.com)  as [Target]
  • Set the Proxy status to "DNS only"
  • Click [Save]

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2. CNAME record for sub domain

  • In your DNS record, click [Add record] 
  • Choose [CNAME] as the [Type]
  • Set [www] as the [Name]
  • Set your domain name (i.e domain name: phoenix1.myshopline.com)  as [Target]
  • Set the Proxy status to "DNS only"
  • Click [Save]

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After you added above 2 CNAME records, your DNS should include the records as per below:mceclip5.png 

3. Scroll down and look for [Cloudflare Nameservers], copy the valuemceclip6.png

 

4. Log in to the portal you purchase the domain, look for settings to manage domain name server or modify DNS, paste the value you copied:

 

Step 3: Setup domain in SHOPLINE admin panel

  • To SHOPLINE Admin, [Settings] > [Domain name]

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  • Click [Manage domain]

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  • Click "Add a domain name" mceclip9.png

 

  • Enter the root domain (i.e: domain.com, do not enter www) > [Create]

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  • Back to [Domain management] tab, click [Change the primary domain name] > Choose the root domain you set earlier

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Note:

  • If the DNS records have been set inaccurately, an error would be display as per below. Please update the records accordingly, and click [Verify again] to retry. mceclip14.png

 

 

 

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