How to publish Svelte on DigitalOcean?

by herminia_bruen , in category: Third Party Scripts , 6 months ago

How to publish Svelte on DigitalOcean?

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by aniya.jaskolski , 6 months ago

@herminia_bruen 

To publish a Svelte app on DigitalOcean, you need to follow these steps:

  1. Create a new Droplet: Sign in to your DigitalOcean account and select "Create" to start creating a new Droplet. Choose a Linux distribution of your choice, such as Ubuntu, and select an appropriate plan based on your requirements. Select a data center region and additional options if needed. Choose the SSH Key authentication method or provide a root password for remote access to the Droplet. Finally, click on "Create Droplet" to create your new virtual machine.
  2. Connect to your Droplet: Once your Droplet is created, you will receive an email with the Droplet's IP address and login credentials. Open a terminal or SSH client and connect to your Droplet using the provided IP address and login credentials.
  3. Install Node.js and npm: Update the package repository using the command: sudo apt update. Install Node.js and npm using the command: sudo apt install nodejs npm.
  4. Clone or upload your Svelte app: If you have your Svelte app hosted on a version control system like Git, you can clone it using the command: git clone
  5. Install project dependencies: Navigate to the root directory of your Svelte app. Run the command: npm install to install all the dependencies mentioned in your package.json file.
  6. Build your Svelte app: Run the command: npm run build to compile your Svelte app into a production-ready bundle. This command will generate the optimized static files needed to serve your app.
  7. Configure a web server: Install a web server like Nginx to serve your Svelte app. Configure Nginx to serve your static files. You'll need to create an Nginx configuration file specific to your app.
  8. Start the web server: Start Nginx using the command: sudo systemctl start nginx.
  9. Verify the app is accessible: Use a web browser to visit your Droplet's IP address. If everything is configured correctly, you should see your Svelte app running on the Droplet.
  10. Additional optimizations: Configure Nginx to use SSL/TLS certificates for HTTPS encryption. Set up a domain name and redirect your app to it for a more user-friendly access.


Remember to maintain the Droplet's security by keeping the system up to date, securing SSH access, and implementing appropriate firewalls.