Hi there,

I just moved my website to the App Platform when I realized that root domains are not possible.
Actually I wanted to replace my Droplet with an App, but now I probably have to throw the App away.

Is there any information when the root domains will work?


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👋 @nightillusions

Soooooon! We’re working hard on enhanced domain support. We don’t have a public release date but I can say soon. Stay tuned :)

Can you share any progress on this?

This is a real bummer, I liked the network tab but with this restriction its just useless. Will have to remove the name servers and go back to the domain provider I guess.

  • Would also love to see some progress. Hosting a static site on the apex domain must be the most common use case for static sites. Netlify, Vercel etc support it. Means less business for DO and more for the other providers.

  • I solved it by just having the “www.” address as a CNAME to the DO app, and configuring my webserver on the root domain to redirect to “www.” as well.

    Of course this is only doable if you have another node / machine running.