How to set up CND Hostname on for your website?

CDN on is useful for speeding up your website and easy to control. Thus, I like to use.

But, when you are a beginner, you may need a few tips to makes it run smoothly with CND Hostname?

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Step 1: Install plugin

Here are the steps to install the plugin on your WordPress site:

  1. First, log into your WordPress admin panel.
  2. Once you’re logged in, navigate to “Plugins” and click on the “Add New Plugin” button in the menu.
  3. In the top-right corner, there will be a search box. Type “” into this box and press enter.
  4. Locate the plugin in the search results and click on the “Install Now” button next to it.
  5. After the plugin is installed, go to the or option on the left navigation panel of your WordPress admin and select “Login/Create Account”. Here you can either log in with your existing account or create a new one.
  6. Once you’re logged in, choose the “Integration Wizard” to continue.
  7. Enter the URL of your WordPress website and click “Confirm URL”.
  8. If your account already has a Pullzone set up for this URL, you will be prompted to either use the existing pull zone or create a new one. Decide based on your needs.

The plugin is automatically activated once you complete the setup, no extra steps are needed, and you should see immediate improvements in your website’s loading times.

Step 2: Create a Pull Zone on Bunny

If you have pull zone on Bunny already, please skip this step.

If you want to know how to create it, please check it carefully here.

Here are the steps to create a Pull Zone for your website on Let’s go!

After logining your account on, please do:

  1. Navigate to the Dashboard: After logging into your account, click on the ‘CDN’ subsection located under ‘Delivery’ on the left side of the page.
  2. Access ‘Manage Pull Zones’: Now, you’ll land on the ‘Manage Pull Zones’ page. Here, click on ‘Add Pull Zone’ which is located at the top right.
  3. Add Pull Zone: You’ll now be on the ‘Add Pull Zone’ page. On this page, you can finalize the creation of your pull zone. You need to fill out the necessary information such as pricing tier, origin type, and pull zone name.
    • Name Your Pull Zone: The pull zone name you choose will become the default hostname for that pull zone. For example, if you name it ‘thomwebsite’, the hostname will be ‘’.
    • Choose the Origin Type: Here, you can select either ‘Origin URL’ or ‘Storage Zone’. The ‘Origin URL’ is typically your website domain and where your existing content resides. The ‘Storage Zone’ option is used if you have files saved in a Storage Zone which you would like to serve.
    • Choose Your Pricing and Tier Zones: Finally, you’d select the network tier option that’s suitable for your needs. This can either be ‘Standard Tier’ or you might qualify for another option depending on your account type and needs.
  4. Finalize Your Pull Zone: Once all fields are filled out as per your requirements, click ‘Add Pull Zone’ at the bottom right. The pull zone will then be created.

After creating the Pull Zone, would provide you some instructions on integrating it with software like WordPress, if you use that for your website. If you need more specific instructions for different systems or plugins, you can check the Integration Guides provided by If you run into any issues or need further assistance, don’t hesitate to contact’s support team.

Your website now can run on CDN of with the CDN hostname that you choose, here is (please remember change thomwebsite into yours).

Step 3: Create your own CDN Hostname

When you want to have your own CDN hostname, example instead of . You need to follow:

Step 3.1. Create CDN Hostname

Setting up a CDN hostname with involves these steps:

  1. Register your domain on To do this, you need to go to your Pull Zone details page. In the General section, there’s a Hostnames panel where you can input the domain you want to use. After adding your domain, click on the ‘Add hostname’ button and it will appear in the Linked Hostnames list.
  2. Locate the CNAME Record: Just below the ‘Add hostname’ field, you’ll find the CNAME record. You need to copy this information because this will be needed in the next step.
  3. Create a DNS CNAME Record: For this step, you have to go to your DNS provider’s site. If you use cyberpanel, go to DNS — Add/remove DNS and create dns, this is an example. This record should be a CNAME type for the chosen hostname that you set in the first step – for example. Now, you point this domain to the hostname (change thomwebsite as yours) into the record value field. Also, remember to set the TTL for the record; a recommended value is 3600 seconds or less because this prevents potential issues from incorrect DNS caching.
  4. Save the DNS record: The last step is simply to save the DNS record with your DNS provider. Once your DNS provider updates the DNS record, your domain will be connected to This finishes the process of setting up a custom CDN hostname.

This is nearly done. You need to active your own DNS hostname.

Step 3.2. Get your API key from

The API key provides authorization for performing actions on your account such as modifying hostnames. To resolve this, you’ll need to generate a new API key through the dashboard.

  1. Login to your account.
  2. Click on your username at the top right corner.
  3. Select “Access Generation”.
  4. Follow the prompts to generate a new API key.

Once you have the new API key, please copy it, then come back to your Bunny plugin on your wordpress website.

Step 3.3: Active your own DNS hostname

  • Go to bunny plugin, navigate to CND
  • Look at the bottom, you see API, enter the API bunny key here
  • Move up at the same page, and find CDN Hostname, then click to select CDN hostname that you created in Bunny dashboard.
  • Then, click save.

It is done.

If you still fee difficult to do, please contact Bunny support team or tell us! Thank you!

About the author

Thom Ho

Mr. Thom has worked as an SEO specialist and WordPress developer, and he is on the list of the top 15% SEO workers in the world, tested by Linkedin in Nov 2020.