Temporary URL

When you add a static site at Kinsta it includes a temporary URL so that it’s immediately accessible to you even before you point your custom domain to the site at Kinsta. These temporary domains use this format – https://staticsiteid.kinsta.page.

The temporary URL is generated using your site name. If your site name uses non-Latin characters such as Chinese Hanzi, Japanese Kana, Arabic, or Thai, these are converted to Latin characters for our systems to work correctly.

Google has its policies on duplicate content/URLs, so to avoid this SEO issue, we enforce an X-Robots-Tag HTTP header with a value of noindex, nofollow, nosnippet, noarchive on the temporary URL. This means staticsiteid.kinsta.page URLs won’t be indexed by search engines.

Once your site is created, you’ll be able to access your new static site using the temporary URL. You can see it in MyKinsta in the Overview tab under Site details or in the Domains tab.

Static site temporary URL for a Kinsta site
Static site temporary URL for a Kinsta site

When you add your custom domain on the Domains page and point your DNS to Kinsta, once the DNS propagates, you won’t need the temporary URL anymore.

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