Host your website/app in Netlify from GitHub

“Netlify is a web developer platform that multiplies productivity.

By unifying the elements of the modern decoupled web, from local development to advanced edge logic, Netlify enables a 10x faster path to much more performant, secure, and scalable websites and apps.

Fun fact: in the time it took you to read the above, Netlify served over 600,000 requests.”


In order to host your websites and web applications on Netlify follow the below steps:

Firstly, Create an account

Go to and then Sign Up with your GitHub account.

Now you will be taken to a redirect page of your Home Account.

Upload sites from your GitHub Repositories

From the Homepage click on New Site from Git .Now Choose the Git provider where your site’s source code is hosted ,i.e., GitHub.

Choose the repository you want to link on Netlify. When you push to Git, we run your build tool of choice on our servers and deploy the result.

Build Settings

After you have chosen the repository you would have to configure build settings. After you are done with it click on Deploy site .

You will be taken to the dashboard of your newly deployed website where you can find the URL of your site. Copy it and then Share.

Note: Most of the times Netlify give you a default domain. However, you can change the site name by clicking the Site Settings and navigating the change site name button or you can even add your own domain by opening the domain Settings section.

So, Viola you have successfully hosted your website/web app on Netlify.


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