The easiest way to serve localhost.
DNS that always resolves to
when developing locally and it'll resolve to
just like magic!
Any subdomain like
but straight up easier since we always point to
We use Netlify DNS so we're pretty sure you're always within 10ms of a DNS server, wherever you are. It's super quick!
Use any subdomain you like, and sub-sub-domains work too!
$ dig startup.local.gd
startup.local.gd. 86400 IN A 127.0.0.1
$ dig www.startup.local.gd
www.startup.local.gd. 86400 IN A 127.0.0.1
$ dig my.project.company.local.gd
my.project.company.local.gd. 86400 IN A 127.0.0.1
$ dig alderaan.local.gd
alderaan.local.gd. 86400 IN A 127.0.0.1
ServerAlias and you're good to go:
Nginx is just as easy as Apache2 and you can add multiple hostnames to one line:
server_name bloogle.local.gd www.bloogle.local.gd;
Built as a personal tool but may be useful for others. I may switch projects a few times on a regular development day, so these features provide the following advantages: