Expand globally with international domains

alex_pradas
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Hi!
We are going to migrate a store to shopify and we'd like to have 3 regions/subdomains.

eu.xxx.com   -> Europe, Euros.
uk.xxx.com ->United Kingdom. Pounds
xxx.com -> Rest of the world, Dollars

We'd like to redirect customers by location to the correct url. Can we do this with Shopify Settings, and Search Console, or do we need any app?

Thanks in advance for your help.

Alex

 

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coleatkinson
Shopify Staff
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Hi @alex_pradas,

Today you can only target individual countries with a single domain, however with the announcement of Markets yesterday, this is about to change, and soon you will be able to target an entire region or grouping of countries together with one domain.

You can redirect people to the right domain based on their location natively: https://help.shopify.com/en/manual/online-store/domains/managing-domains/international-domains#switc...

Cole Atkinson | Product @ Shopify
alex_pradas
Tourist
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Thanks a lot!
For sure we are going to use Markets.

One last question. I've seen stores that have different shipping countries in the checkout depending on the store url:
For example:

https://colorfulstandard.dk/ at the checkout you can only choose Denmark for shipping
https://colorfulstandard.co.uk/ at the checkout you can only choose United Kingdom

We'd like to have this configuration. 
eu.xxx.com   -> Shipping only to european countries
uk.xxx.com -> Shipping only to UK
xxx.com -> Shipping to rest of the world.

How can we configure this?. Do we need an app?

Thanks.

Álex

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coleatkinson
Shopify Staff
Shopify Staff
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We don't restrict shipping countries at checkout based on domain - what you saw in those examples was likely someone running multiple different stores.

We don't do this in case the customer did not select the correct country on the storefront. They are still free to change their shipping country at checkout. If you have different prices setup for different countries using international pricing, then we change the price in checkout according to the country that the customer is shipping to.

Cole Atkinson | Product @ Shopify
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