I bought the domain
vidr.io for my app called Vidrio. The app will be on the Mac App Store; the main purpose of the
Here are some examples of websites for similar apps:
They’re all static content. The Vidrio site will just have:
Since I’ve used it before (for lantreibecq.com), I’ll use Firebase. My Firebase app is
vidrio-a1248. The site is hosted at vidrio-a1248.firebaseapp.com. The content for the site is in my monorepo, under
website/. Firebase hosting doesn’t deploy via git; I have to deploy it separately. This isn’t a big deal.
Adding my domain was painless. I verified domain ownership via a
TXT record. Next I added two
A records. I waited 30 minutes for the TTL to expire, then https://vidr.io/ was live. Excellently, Firebase handles everything TLS: I didn’t have to generate a CSR, copy-paste anything, or even know about the process.
Here’s the site:
Next, I’ll recreate that App Record on iTunes Connect.
I wrote this because I'm building Vidrio this month. I need a super simple site for it, to give it an existence independent of the App Store. This post is my own, and not associated with my employer.Jim. Friends. Vidrio.