To publish a Svelte app on DigitalOcean, you need to follow these steps:
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Start the web server:
Start Nginx using the command: sudo systemctl start nginx.
- 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.
- 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.