It’s easy -and free- to make your own domain provide direct access to your videos. In this example we will make users visiting
pixel.example-domain.com be redirected internally to holusion’s videos normally found in https://pixel.holusion.com/example/view
You can set this up for your own account by replacing example and example-domain with your account name and domain name.
Setting up your CNAME
Personnal playlist “view” for any account can be accessible at :
We will make your CNAME internally point to this address. Head to your DNS provider’s configuration Zone to make the following changes. Screenshots are taken from OVH’s interface, but any Host should have similar features.
Configuring the DNS
If you don’t have access to your domain’s configuration, please contact your network admin
Warning : Modifying any used domain name can make your website inaccessible. Ask for advice if unsure.
You need to set up a CNAME invisible redirect from your domain to
example.pixel.holusion.com (replace "example" with your account name).
in your DNS admin page, click "Add an entry".
The CNAME must point from your chosen domain to
Attention : It must have a trailing "
.", or it will point relatively to the domain (
The textual representation of this entry is :
pixel IN CNAME example.pixel.holusion.com.
"pixel" here is the chosen subdomain of example.com we want to use.
DNS entries can have up to 24 hours of propagation time. You can verify the redirection with a DNS explorer like dig.