Is custom domain down?

I believe custom domain goes down several times per year and it’s down now too. Can you please shed some light on a fix? I’d also appreciate what steps are being taken to reduce the frequency of down events. Thank you!

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I have the same problem. Even the official documentation website at http://howto.write.as is down at the moment.

Sorry about this – custom domains are back now. In the future, you can always check if something is down (and the history of downtime events) here: status.write.as

In this particular instance, the Caddy server software we use stopped running, meaning no requests could be served – and we didn’t have anything in place to ensure it would automatically restart. I believe this has been the case in the past as well. I’m working on getting this in place now and will let you know when that’s finished.

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Thanks, Matt. I really appreciate the attention here, as I believe custom domain has gone down relatively frequently over the last couple of years. I’m a big fan of write.as and the approach to minimalist content on the web, but my perception right now is that reliability may be a challenge. Though I’m open to being corrected!

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