Before you add the DNS records to Amazon Route 53, you must configure your domain in Way. See our full guide about connecting your domain to Way.

Log into the AWS console and open the Route 53 console.

If you have not configured the hosted zone for your landing pages, follow the official Amazon Route 53 guide to do so.

Choose “Hosted zones” in the navigation pane and then select choose the name of the hosted zone that matches the name of the domain that you want to route traffic for.

Choose “Create record”.



Select “Simple Routing” and click “Next”. If you want to use a subdomain, see step "6. Subdomain configuration". If you want to use the root domain, see step "7. Root domain configuration".



Subdomain configuration (if you want to use something like subdomain.yourdomain.com)

Choose “Define simple record”.



In “Record name”, enter the name of the subdomain that you want to route traffic for (eg. pages).

In “Value/route traffic to”, choose “IP address or another value depending on the record type” and enter pages.way.live

In “Record type”, select “CNAME - Routes traffic to another domain name and to some AWS resources”

Confirm your changes clicking the “Define simple record” button.



Root domain configuration (if you want to use something like yourdomain.com)

Choose “Define simple record”.



Leave the field "Record name” in blank.

In “Value/route traffic to”, choose “IP address or another value depending on the record type” and enter 34.205.231.242

In “Record type”, select “A - Routes traffic to an IPv4 address and some AWS resources”.

Confirm your changes clicking the “Define simple record” button.



TIP: we recommend to also set up the www subdomain as an alias of the root domain. To do so, follow the steps described in in "6. Subdomain configuration" and use www as "Record name".

Yay! Amazon Route 53 is pointing to your Way landing pages. Now, you have to wait for the records to propagate to the internet. This can take a few minutes or even hours in extreme cases.
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