- Steps to Deploy Next.js App to Cloudflare Pages:
- 1. Push Your Next.js App to GitHub:
- 2. Create a New Project on Cloudflare Pages:
- 3. Select Your GitHub Repository:
- 4. Configure Your Project:
- 5. Deployment:
- 6. Custom Domain:
Cloudflare Pages is a jamstack platform for frontend developers to collaborate and deploy websites. Below is a step-by-step guide on how to deploy a Next.js application to Cloudflare Pages. This tutorial assumes that you already have a Next.js app ready for deployment.
- A Next.js application.
- A GitHub account.
- A Cloudflare account.
Steps to Deploy Next.js App to Cloudflare Pages:
1. Push Your Next.js App to GitHub:
First, make sure your Next.js application is pushed to a repository on your GitHub account.
# Initialize a git repository (if not already done) git init # Add all files to the staging area git add . # Commit the files git commit -m "First commit" # Add your GitHub repository as a remote git remote add origin YOUR_GITHUB_REPOSITORY_URL # Push the files to GitHub git push -u origin master
2. Create a New Project on Cloudflare Pages:
- Log in to your Cloudflare account.
- Navigate to the Cloudflare Pages dashboard.
- Click on the 'Create a project' button.
- Connect your GitHub account (if not already connected).
3. Select Your GitHub Repository:
Select the GitHub repository where your Next.js app is located. Grant the necessary permissions for Cloudflare to access your repo.
4. Configure Your Project:
- Provide a project name.
- Cloudflare will automatically detect that it's a Next.js app and will pre-fill the build settings, but ensure the following:
- Build command:
npm run build
- Build output directory:
- Build command:
- Click on the 'Save and Deploy' button.
Cloudflare Pages will now begin the deployment process. It will install the necessary dependencies, build your project, and deploy it to a global network.
6. Custom Domain:
After deployment, you will receive a default subdomain
project-name.pages.dev. If you want to use a custom domain:
- Go to your project settings on Cloudflare Pages.
- Navigate to the 'Custom domains' section.
- Add your custom domain and follow the instructions to configure your domain's DNS settings.
Deploying a Next.js app to Cloudflare Pages is a straightforward process that takes advantage of the power and simplicity of Cloudflare's infrastructure. This seamless integration allows developers to focus more on building their Next.js applications while ensuring a reliable and fast deployment pipeline with Cloudflare Pages.