- Introduction to Video
- Stream video files
- Start live streaming
- Build real-time video experiences
- Make API requests
- Play your videos
- Use Mux Player
- Use a custom domain for streaming
- Enable static MP4 renditions
- Download for offline editing
- Embed videos for social media
- Listen for webhooks
- Secure video playback
- Create clips from your videos
- Get images from a video
- Create timeline hover previews
- Adjust audio levels
- Add watermarks to your videos
- Add subtitles to your videos
- Minimize processing time
- Upload files directly
- Autoplay your videos
- Synchronize video playback
- Integrate with your CMS
Use your own custom domain
Use your own domain for live streaming ingest and live and on-demand playback. For live streaming ingest we support CNAME-ing or "canonical naming"
global-live.mux.com. For playback, we support the streaming of videos or serving images from your own domain.
In this guide:
CNAME-ing, short for "Canonical Naming", is a configuration that allows you to change the default name we provide. For live streaming, use your own domain for ingest instead of
global-live.mux.com. All you need to do is add a CNAME to your domain's DNS settings that points to
Here are a few popular domain services with CNAME-ing instructions. If your domain service is not listed, try searching their support resources.
Note that the CNAME doesn't have to be
global-live, it can be anything you want it to be.
After configuring your DNS settings it may take a few hours before the new configuration works, depending on your DNS provider.
Here are a few examples of RTMPS and RTMP CNAME URLs before and after they are changed to custom domains:
# RTMPS examples rtmps://global-live.mux.com:443/app # RTMP examples rtmp://global-live.mux.com:5222/app rtmp://your-cname.your-site.com:5222/app
For delivery, a custom domain allows you to play videos or deliver images from your domain rather than stream.mux.com or images.mux.com. Use your own domain for delivery, such as
Why might you be interested in this feature? If you want to have a consistent brand presence across all your assets, sandbox your videos, or have a need to be allowlisted. If you are interested in this feature, please reach out to your Mux Account team. Custom domains for playback is currently only available for our customers with an annual commit with Mux.
Please reach out to our Support Team at any time.