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Convenience domains

  • Each new VIP Go environment is provisioned with a convenience domain for use during initial development and to facilitate pre-launch tasks. The convenience domain will be a subdomain of or (e.g.
  • To ensure your site is as secure as possible, we do not allow launched production sites to use the convenience domain and you must procure a custom domain (e.g., before your site launches.
  • Non-production sites on VIP Go can continue to use the or convenience subdomain, which is covered by a wildcard TLS certificate. All sites using this convenience subdomain are set to the whole-site HTTPS option described above, with all HTTP traffic being redirected to HTTPS; this cannot be changed.
  • Non-production environments are highly encouraged to use a mapped domain (e.g.
  • Sub-subdomains of the convenience domain are not currently supported.


VIP Go can support either the www or non-www variant of your domain as the fully qualified domain name (FQDN).

Adding and mapping domains

  • Domains are added and mapped in the VIP Dashboard.
  • All mapped domains on VIP Go require a TLS certificate. Procurement, installation, and renewal of certificates can be handled by the VIP Team.

Last updated: April 09, 2021