How to link a static site on the App Platform to a subdomain

On the App platform I have setup a web service (API), a database and a static site.

Access to the static site is through: The web service has the route: I have the DNS managed by DigitalOcean

And all works well.

I now want to ADD a new static site to my app platform that I can access on the subdomain: However I cannot find out how to do this. I checked the question “How to setup subdomain with DO Apps and Namecheap?” on this platform but that does not answer my question or I do not understand the answer. I did manage to setup the subdomain, but that links to the static site for

Is this possible and how do I do this?

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Jon Friesen
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March 21, 2021
Accepted Answer

👋 @EricSom

Great question, currently we do not support this functionality, but I can definitely see the use. It’d be great if you could request it over here:

As a work-around you could create a second app that only has your new static site and create a CNAME record from your domain.

This is the solution I have used and works well, thanks

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