Amazon Simple Notification Service
Developer Guide (API Version 2010-03-31)

Create a Topic

Now that you're signed up for Amazon SNS, you're ready to create a topic. A topic is a communication channel to send messages and subscribe to notifications. It provides an access point for publishers and subscribers to communicate with each other. In this section you create a topic named MyTopic.

To create a topic

  1. In the Amazon SNS console, choose Create topic.

    The Create topic dialog box appears.

  2. In the Topic name box, type a topic name.

  3. Choose Create topic.

    The new topic appears in the Topics page.

  4. Select the new topic and then choose the topic ARN.

    The Topic Details page appears.

  5. Copy the topic ARN for the next task.

    arn:aws:sns:us-west-2:111122223333:MyTopic