Using Custom Domain For Live Streaming

Setting Up Your Own Domain

To set up a different domain for the ingest URL instead of LiveAPI's default (, you can add a CNAME to your domain's DNS settings that points to


Ingest URL vs Playback URL

The Ingest URL ( is not the same as Playback URLs which are for embed URL and for HLS URL.

If you want to use a different domain in your playback URLs, you can contact us at [email protected].

CNAME-ing Instructions For Popular Domain Services

Here are a few resources that'll get you started on using a default domain in your specific domain service:



Depending on your DNS provider, it may take a few hours before the new configuration works after configuring your DNS settings.