Netlify

Netlify is a remote-first cloud computing company that offers a development platform that includes build, deploy, and serverless backend services for web applications and dynamic websites.

What is Netlify used for?

Is Netlify better than GitHub?

Is Netlify hosted on AWS?

Which is better Heroku or Netlify?

How do I host a website on Netlify?

  1. Have your static or statically generated website. A static site, statically generated blog with something like Gatsby, or even a Jamstack site (but this requires a little more setup).
  2. Push your code to GitHub, Bitbucket, or GitLab
  3. Create a Netlify Account. Go signup and signup with the hosting provider of your code.
  4. In your “Overview” page select New site from Git
  5. Select the repo you want to deploy. Then you’ll need to enter the build command and the folder for Netlify to distribute. Something like parcel build index.html and dist if you are deploying a static site with Parcel
  6. Wait for your app to deploy! Netlify will now start building and deploying your website. In a few minutes, Netlify will give you a URL to view your website and your website will be deployed.

That’s it!

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