With a working deployment script in place, Nate explains the next steps you should take to finish setting up your site.
- [Instructor] We've covered how…to write a custom deployment script…that uploads your generated static site files…to an FTP server using SFTP.…Any time you make changes to your site content…and push those changes up to GitHub,…the deployment script will run automatically…and update the live version of your site.…If you haven't done it already,…the next thing you'll want to do is add your domain name…to the site.…How you do this varies,…depending on your web hosting company.…So follow their documentation…to add the correct name servers…to your domain and point it at your site.…
I'd also recommend adding HTTPS,…sometimes called SSL or TLS.…If you add this to your site,…it can be served securely.…Some web hosts include this for free…and some make you purchase it as an upgrade.…HTTPS, for a static site, isn't absolutely required,…but it does help improve the perceived quality of your site.…That takes care of building an FTP deployment pipeline…for your static site.…If you're curious about other ways to deploy static sites,…
- Advantages of static sites
- Installing Hugo and Git
- Creating a new Hugo site
- Building a new website
- Adding posts, pages, and static content
- Publishing your static site
- Deploying via FTP, AWS, and Netlify
Skill Level Beginner
Amazon Web Services Essential Trainingwith Jeff Winesett5h 2m Intermediate
Amazon Web Services: Storage and Data Managementwith Brandon Rich3h 50m Intermediate
1. How Static Sites Work
2. Set Up Hugo
3. Build a Website
4. Prepare for Publishing
5. Deploy via FTP
6. Deploy to AWS
7. Deploy with Netlify
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