This page reviews different strategies and tools for resolving a decentralized website in a browser.
It will take some time for the IPFS website transaction to resolve on the blockchain after the transaction is signed with the user’s wallet. After the domain records are updated, the decentralized website will resolve in certain browsers and browser extensions.
Compatible Browsers and Extensions
The following is a list of compatible browsers and extensions for decentralized websites:
You can also resolve a decentralized website using a gateway URL, such as the ones provided by Blockscan or Pinata.
IPFS gateways provide workarounds for applications that do not yet support IPFS natively, which allows those browsers and tools to access IPFS content. See the resource guide on IPFS Gateways for more information.
Resolve a Traditional DNS record with an Unstoppable Domain
In order to set up a redirection to a traditional domain, you will need to do a redirection via index.html on your blockchain domain so users are sent to a traditional domain.
On your computer, open a text editing software (for example: Notepad for Windows or TextEdit for Mac) and paste the following code.