How to Buy Your Domain Name

Choosing your business name is a very important aspect of building your business. It’s important that you’re excited about the name and also that you can legally use it to brand your business.

One of the fastest ways to choose your name and check the availability of a domain name is the Shopify Business Name Generator. This free tool can help you kickstart your search for your name. Below you’ll find more helpful resources on naming your store and ensuring your set up to build your business.


  • How to Choose Your Business (and Domain) Name:
  • Understanding Domains (via Shopify Help Center)
  • How to Build a Brand (Shopify Blog Post)
  • A Legal Guide to Ecommerce (This free guide will help you understand the legal requirements for trademarking and naming your business). The guide is available if you’re based in the US, Canada, Australia, Singapore, United Kingdom and New Zealand. If we don’t have a guide specific to your country, we recommend searching online to get a basic understanding of the rules and regulations for your region, and seek professional legal counsel depending on the complexity of your business.