Netlify is a hosting service for static sites. Learn how you can use GitHub and Netlify together to easily deploy and manage your static site.
- [Instructor] Netlify is a web publishing and distribution…service that's highly optimized for static sites.…By connecting to your GitHub account, Netlify can deploy…your static sites in a few minutes or less.…You can add a custom domain, https, and more…with just a couple of clicks.…If you've watched the chapter about deploying to AWS,…you probably notice that AWS is powerful…but can be tedious to set up.…You can think of Netlify as the same service,…just a lot simpler to set up and simpler to manage.…
Here's how it works.…After linking your GitHub and Netlify accounts,…any changes you push to the source files on GitHub…will be seen by Netlify.…Every change you push will trigger an automated build…and deploy the updated files to the web.…Netlify has both free and paid plans.…I recommend checking the pricing page at netlify.com/pricing…to see which features you'll need.…If you decide that Netlify fits your needs well,…I'll show you how to get started.…
- Advantages of static sites
- Installing Jekyll and Git
- Creating a new Jekyll site
- Installing themes
- Adding posts, pages, and static content
- Setting up for deployment with GitHub, Travis CI, Node, and npm
- Deploying to FTP, AWS, and Netlify
- Adding a custom, secure domain
Skill Level Beginner
1. How Static Sites Work
2. Set Up Jekyll
3. Build a Website
4. Prepare for Publishing
5. Deploy via FTP
6. Deploy to AWS
7. Deploy with Netifly
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