Can I change the domain name of my Mastodon server?

Hugo GameiroFAQs, Mastodon

Unfortunately, no. The domain name of your Mastodon instance is an essential part of how it functions within the network, and it is impossible to change it without breaking federation. Let’s imagine you have an account @alice on a server and follow @bob on the server Whenever @bob makes a post, his server ( federates that post to … Read More

Mastodon usernames different from the domain used for installation

Hugo GameiroMastodon, SysAdmin

By default when you install Mastodon on a domain, or subdomain, that will determine how the username of users on that Mastodon server will be. Example, if you install Mastodon on a user on that server will be This can be changed and you can install Mastodon on but have your username be or even … Read More