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 here.

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

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

3. 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.

4. Choose “Create record”.

5. 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".

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

6.1. Choose “Define simple record”.

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

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

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

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

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

7.1. Choose “Define simple record”.

7.2. Leave the field "Record name” in blank.

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

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

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

NOTE: We recommend that you also configure the “www” subdomain if you are using the root domain for Way. To do so, follow step “6. Subdomain configuration” and, in 6.2, enter “www” in the "Record name" field.

Yay! You have configured Amazon Route 53 to route your Way landing pages. Now, just 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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