In order to serve your site globally, QUIC.cloud CDN requires you to make changes to your DNS configuration. This can be done in one of two ways:
- You can add a
CNAMErecord at your existing DNS provider, and point it to QUIC.cloud
- You can switch to QUIC.cloud’s built-in DNS solution
CNAME option is available mostly to those who wish to use a subdomain (like
sub.example.com with QUIC.cloud, while the QUIC.cloud DNS option is available to everyone.
Using the CNAME Option
Some DNS providers offer CNAME flattening or
ALIAS records, but many do not. If your DNS provider does not offer this feature, you must use a subdomain instead of your root domain (e.g.
www.example.com instead of
example.com) when setting up your DNS.
If you have a
www or other subdomain to be used with QUIC.cloud, please see Configuring DNS for a Subdomain to proceed.
If you have a root domain, and you really want to use the CNAME option, you have two choices:
- Change your DNS provider to a provider that offers CNAME flattening or
ALIASrecords, so you can continue to use your root domain. Please see Configuring DNS for a Root Domain to proceed.
- Change your WordPress site so that it uses a
wwwdomain instead of the root domain. Please see Switching from a Root Domain to a www Domain to proceed.
Using the QUIC.cloud DNS Option
Regardless of whether you are using a root domain (
example.com) or a subdomain (
www.example.com), you can switch to QUIC.cloud’s built-in DNS solution. Please see Switching to QUIC.cloud DNS to proceed.