Learn how DNS records let you point your visitors to content on CloudFront. Explore how to configure CNAME and URL redirect records to serve your visitors properly.
- [Instructor] Your static site will live…as a CloudFront distribution…with a randomly generated name.…But you can update the DNS settings for your domain names…so that your visitors never know the difference.…In your domain registrars web console,…find the custom or advanced DNS settings page.…We need to add two records here.…First is a CNAME record for the host dub dub dub…and the target being the CloudFront domain name,…which we can copy from the CloudFront console.…
I'll go ahead and save that one.…And then we also need to add a URL redirect record…for the at sign host.…And we'll point the host to…https://www.awesomestaticsites.com.…And then I want to clear out the two records…that were already there.…The CNAME records makes sure anyone who visits…www.awesomestaticsites.com…will actually be served the contents…of your CloudFront Distribution.…
Because of some limitations of the DNS system,…we have to use a subdomain like dub dub dub.…However, the URL redirect record…will make sure that someone who types the domain name…
- How static sites work
- Advantages of static sites
- Tools for building static sites
- Installing Hugo and Git
- Creating a new Hugo site
- Building a website
- Setting up a deployment pipeline
- Deploying and testing a site
Skill Level Beginner
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1. How Static Sites Work
2. Set Up Hugo
3. Build a Website
4. Set Up a Deployment Pipeline
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