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Can I host my static website on Spaces with custom domain?

Posted June 5, 2019 9.5k views
DigitalOcean

It seems Spaces accepts custom subdomains (e.g. sub.example.com).

But what if I want to host my entire static website on Spaces? Can I throw all my HTML/CSS files there and map my domain to the CDN?

So instead of sub.example.com I would be able to access my website at: example.com.

Is it possible?

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alexdo October 8, 2020
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Hello, all

Because there are so many secondary features that to really provide a great platform for static sites such as deployment and SSL we launched an app platform which has full support for static sites. You can find out more here:

Beginner Guide:
https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-deploy-a-static-website-to-the-cloud-with-digitalocean-app-platform

Quickstart Guide:
https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-deploy-a-static-site-from-github-with-digitalocean-app-platform-quickstart

Hope that this helps!
Regards,
Alex

by Erin Glass
This tutorial walks you through all the steps of deploying a static website to the cloud with DigitalOcean App Platform, including how to get started with GitHub. If you don't have a static site, you can use our sample site to learn how App Platform works.

Hey there,

At this time we don’t offer static site hosting directly in-Cloud; you could set-up a small Droplet (with a reverse proxy, using Nginx or other software) to act as a middleman in this setup and get things working.

We are looking to introduce static sites later this year.

Regards,
Ethan Fox
Developer Support Engineer II - DigitalOcean

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