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Project Settings

The Project Settings page enables you to manage the configuration and settings for of Strapi Cloud project. There are 4 tabs available: General, Domains, Variables and Billing.


The General tab enables you to check and update the following options for the project:

  • Details: to see the name of your Strapi Cloud project, used to identify the project on the Cloud Dashboard, Strapi CLI, and deployment URLs. The project name is set at project creation (see Deployment) and cannot be modified afterwards.
  • Connected Git repository: to change the branch of the GitHub repository used for your project (see Modifying GitHub repository branch).
  • Selected region: to see the hosting region of the project, meaning the geographical location of the servers where the project and its data and resources are stored. The hosting region is set at project creation (see Deployment) and cannot be modified afterwards.
  • Debug info: to see the internal project name for the project. This is useful for support purposes.
  • Delete project: to permanently delete your Strapi Cloud project (see Deleting Strapi Cloud project).

Project settings

Modifying GitHub repository branch

The GitHub repository branch and base directory for a Strapi Cloud project are by default chosen at the creation of the project (see Creating a project). Both can afterwards be edited via the project's settings.

  1. In the Connected Git repository section of the General tab, click on the Edit button.

  2. In the Edit Git settings dialog, edit the available options of your choice:

    Setting nameInstructions
    Selected branchChoose a branch from the drop-down list.
    Base directoryWrite the path of the base directory in the textbox.
    Deploy the project on every commit pushed to this branchCheck the box to automatically trigger a new deployment whenever a new commit is pushed to the selected branch.
  3. Click on the Save button.

Deleting Strapi Cloud project

You can delete any Strapi Cloud project, but it will be permanent and irreversible. Associated domains, deployments and data will be deleted as well and the subscription for the project will automatically be cancelled.

  1. In the Delete project section of the General tab, click on the Delete project button.
  2. In the dialog, type DELETE in the textbox.
  3. Confirm the deletion of your project by clicking on the Delete button.


The Domains tab enables you to manage domains and connect new ones.


All existing domains for your Strapi Cloud project are listed in the Domains tab. For each domain, you can:

  • see its current status:
    • Edit icon Active: the domain is currently confirmed and active
    • Edit icon Pending: the domain transfer is being processed, waiting for DNS changes to propagate
    • Edit icon Failed: the domain change request did not complete as an error occured
  • click the Edit icon edit button to access the settings of the domain
  • click the Delete icon delete button to delete the domain

Connecting a custom domain

Default domain names are made of 2 randomly generated words followed by a hash. They can be replaced by any custom domain of your choice.

  1. Click the Connect new domain button.
  2. In the window that opens, fill in the following fields:
Setting nameInstructions
Domain nameType the new domain name (e.g.
HostnameType the hostname (i.e. address end-users enter in web browser, or call through APIs).
TargetType the target (i.e. actual address where users are redirected when entering hostname).
Set as default domainTick the box to make the new domain the default one.
  1. Click on the Save button.


Environment variables are used to configure the environment of your Strapi app, such as the database connection.

You can view default values, and create/edit/delete environment variables for your project in the Variables tab:

Project variables


The Billing section displays the current subscription plan and included usage for the project.

Use the Manage subscription button to change the subscription plan.

Project billing