With the site files deployed to your FTP server, Nate covers the next steps required to finish setting up your website.
- [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 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
AWS: Storage and Data Managementwith Brandon Rich4h 25m Intermediate
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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