Now that we have our CloudFront distribution live, let’s set up our domain with it. You can purchase a domain right from the AWS Console by heading to the Route 53 section in the list of services.

Select Route 53 service screenshot

Purchase a Domain with Route 53

Type in your domain in the Register domain section and click Check.

Search available domain screenshot

After checking its availability, click Add to cart.

Add domain to cart screenshot

And hit Continue at the bottom of the page.

Continue to contact details screenshot

Fill in your contact details and hit Continue once again.

Continue to confirm details screenshot

Finally, review your details and confirm the purchase by hitting Complete Purchase.

Confirm domain purchase screenshot

Next up, we’ll set up SSL to make sure we can use HTTPS with our domain.