Every Performance Foundry site has access to a fast, secure content delivery network, or CDN.
By default, an image link using the CDN URL structure looks like this:
You can request a custom CDN URL, so the URL looks like this instead (replace example.com with your own site address):
This has some minor advantages for branding and search optimisation; and means that if you change your CDN provider in the future, you can keep the same address. It adds a little complexity to your site's upkeep, so we charge a small additional fee for set-up and maintenance.
What subdomain can I choose?
Recommended subdomains are:
Banned subdomains are:
(You always want your www and non-www addresses to resolve to the same place!)
How do I get started?
You can request a custom CDN URL by clicking one of the links below:
It normally takes 2-3 working days to get your new subdomain in place, but can take longer if you have a complex SSL arrangement in place or we do not have access to your site's DNS management.
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