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.
The following is a list of compatible browsers and extensions for Unstoppable d-websites:
- Opera for desktop and mobile (supports .crypto)
- Brave for desktop and mobile (supports .crypto)
- Google Chrome Extension (supports all Unstoppable Top Level Domains)
- Firefox Extension (supports all Unstoppable Top Level Domains)
- Unstoppable Browser (supports .crypto and .zil)
The following table provides the configuration options for different browsers in order to view Unstoppable d-websites.
|Browser Type||Configuration Settings|
|Edge||Browser Settings Menu > Privacy, search, and services > Security section and set Custom URL as https://resolver.unstoppable.io/dns-query|
|Chrome||Browser Settings Menu > Privacy and security > Security > Advanced section and set Custom URL as https://resolver.unstoppable.io/dns-query|
|Firefox||Browser Settings Menu > Options > General Tab > Network Settings > Settings section and set Custom URL as https://resolver.unstoppable.io/dns-query and click OK.|
NOTE: Brave has native support for desktop and Android (iOS to follow). Follow these steps for other devices:
Browser Settings Menu > Additional settings > Privacy and security > Security > Advanced section and set Custom URL as https://resolver.unstoppable.io/dns-query
Opera Browser has native support for resolving .crypto domains across all platforms.
|Android Phones||For Android, follow the details for your browser as covered in the guidelines above.|
|iPhones & Safari||Download this DNS profile. Install the profile in Safari under Settings > General > Profile.|
Once you have configured your browser according to this section, you will be able to access .crypto Unstoppable domains in two different ways:
http://domainname.crypto. note that it is
domainname.crypto/, using a forward slash to override your browser's default search engine behavior.
If you have the Unstoppable extension in your browser you will need to disable it to switch to DNS over https (which retains the domain name in the browser).
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.
In order to set up a redirection to a traditional domain, you will need to do a redirection via
index.html on your Web3 domain so visitors are sent to a traditional domain.
- On your computer, open a text editor (for example: Notepad for Windows or TextEdit for Mac) and paste the following code into an empty file.
<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <title>HTML Meta Tag</title> <meta http-equiv="refresh" content="1; url = YOUR WEBSITE URL HERE" /> </head> <body> <p>YOUR WEBSITE DESCRIPTION HERE</p> </body> </html>
YOUR WEBSITE HEREwith your website URL and
YOUR WEBSITE DESCRIPTION HEREwith a short description of your website and save the file as
index.html( do not use any other name ).
index.htmlfrom your hard drive to see if everything is working before proceeding. Right-click the file and select " Open with " followed by your browser of choice.