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How to deploy a website on Netlify

By: Daniel Jimenez | Published on: Aug 12 2021




I'll be going over how to deploy a site on Netlify. Netlify offers hosting and serverless backend services for web applications and static websites...per google.

Some of the great features that Netlify come out of the box are

  • Simply push to Deploy
  • Free SSL certificate
  • and Forms without server-side code and JS

overall its very simple to set up, but you will need a Github account to follow this tutorial.


Create an account on Netlify you can use your email or use Github (Like I do).

https://netlify.com/
https://netlify.com/

Once logged in select "New Site from Git"

Netlify Dashboard
Netlify Dashboard

On Create a new site select either Github, Gitlab, or Bitbucket. I will be using Github

Select git provider
Select git provider

On the Continuous deployment Github app, select one of your repositories.

on the next step, Site settings for the repo address. You can leave the default settings unless you want to change the Branch to deploy.

You can leave the default on Site settings
You can leave the default on Site settings

Select Deploy site.

Site deploying
Site deploying

This step could take a couple of minutes.

You will be provided with a temp link so that you can access your site and to share with people.

Temp URL
Temp URL

After this you can add changes by pushing code into Github using the branch that you selected on the "Branch to Deploy" section.

You can add a custom domain name and add your ssl certificate by navigating to your dashboard and heading to Domain management.

Let me know if you have any question by sending me an email to contact@jimenez.tech or using my form.


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