Host a static website on Sirv

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You can use your Sirv account to host a static website. These are sites without forms, database lookups or scripts that need to communicate with a backend.

Static sites load extremely fast, because there are no dependencies on backend processes and all assets can be served from Sirv's highly-optimized CDN.

Follow the steps below to configure web pages on Sirv.

Configure your CNAME

To point a domain name at your Sirv account, configure a CNAME DNS record. Follow the instructions to configure your CNAME.

Your CNAME can point to any subdomain of your domain, such as or

If you want your site to use your root domain, that is also possible. CNAME records can only be created for subdomains, so first you should configure a CNAME for a subdomain such as www, then you should configure URL forwarding, to forward requests from to

SSL certificate

Sirv automatically issues and renews an SSL certificate for each of your domains, so you don't need to buy or configure any SSL certs.

Choose your home page

Visitors to your domain should land on a specific page, such as index.html. Upload your landing page, then contact the Sirv support team to tell them which page to configure as your landing page.


Upload your files to your Sirv account via any of the upload methods:

  • Browser upload - the most popular way to drop files, folders or zips into your account at
  • FTP - convenient and easy
  • S3 - secure alternative to FTP
  • API - automate uploads however you need
  • CSV - upload a list of files

Get help

If you need any help configuring your static website, contact the Sirv customer support team.

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