I’m trying to set up a subdomain/cdn structure to help to parallelize the loading of page resources. The main domain will be accessed under
The assets files (js, css, etc) will be in a github repo on
https://www.example.com, but in order to parallelize these assets with other content on this domain, I’d need to utilize a subdomain such as
Accessing the assets files would look like this:
https://assets.example.com isn’t an actual web directory so the files would have to be referenced from the other location. Essentially
assets is an alias, but doesn’t fully redirect.
What I’ve tried already is setting
assets.example.com as a CNAME of
domain.com, but it doesn’t seem to work. My next thought was to create an A record, and use htaccess to disable access to any files other than files in specific directories.
In the end I want to be able to access
https://assets.example.com/js/file.js and have it resolve to
Will this work & are there better solutions?