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Add your custom domain

1. Login to your status page

Login to your status page at instatus.com/login. Then, select your status page.

2. Upgrade to Pro

Custom domains is a Pro feature. If you're not on a Pro plan, click Upgrade on your status page navigation.

3. Add your custom domain

  • Go to your page tab.
  • Add your custom domain, like status.nasa.gov. Replace nasa.gov with your own domain.

4. Setup your DNS

HOST (NAME)POINTS TO (VALUE)TTL
statuscname.instatus.comLeave the default

You can do this on most registrars by doing the following steps:

  1. Go to your domain settings page.
  2. Manage DNS.
  3. Add a record.
  4. Choose CNAME record type.
  5. Choose the HOST. Typically status, but you can choose any host, and it'll be your subdomain.
  6. Points to will be: cname.instatus.com
  7. Leave the TTL as the default value

If your domain is using Cloudflare's Nameservers and you plan to use it as a custom domain on your status page, you may need some minor steps to ensure the domain will work correctly. Here are specific instructions for Cloudflare

Done! 🚀

Congratulations! You can now start to use your custom domain. The first visit may take a bit to load, then it'll work perfectly!

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