Set up a static landing page by using Rackspace Cloud Files

  • Last updated on: 2019-01-28
  • Authored by: Rackspace Community

Use the following steps to set up a static landing page by using Rackspace Cloud Files:

  1. Log in to the Cloud Control Panel.
  2. In the top navigation bar, click Select a Product > Rackspace Cloud.
  3. Click Storage > Files.
  4. Click Create Container.

    Note: You need a separate container for each landing page.

    1. In the pop-up box, enter a name for your container in the Container Name field.

    2. Select a Region from the drop-down list (preferably one that is close to you geographically).

    3. For Type, select Static Website.

  5. Click Create Container.

  6. Click Upload Files.

    1. Upload the files that are associated with your static site. At a minimum, you must include an index.html file.

    2. Ensure that all of the necessary files and folders for your site (including Cascading Style Sheet (CSS), JavaScript, and other supporting files) are included in the upload and in their appropriate folders.

  7. To link your Cloud Files container to a branded URL, use the following steps to set up a CNAME record with your DNS registrar:

    1. From the list of containers, click the settings cog next to the container name.

    2. Click View Website Settings.

    3. Copy the value in the Target Domain field.

    4. Set up a CNAME record that points to the target domain that you just copied. Use the following instructions that correspond to the service that you are using:

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