Side projects are especially awesome when they help you solve a real-life problem. During a recent problem-solving expedition I encountered a roadblock that I’d bet prevents a lot of us developers from finishing our side projects: just because a solution is possible, doesn’t mean it’s …
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Starting today, managing your custom domain and DNS records on Netlify just got easier, with a redesigned Custom Domains card, and a whole new DNS zones tool.
The open source Netlify CMS has hit 1.0, with the release of an editor-friendly UI and general improvements that yield greater stability and usability.
Webpack is a build tool for modern web applications. When Webpack bundles your application, it recursively builds a dependency graph that includes every module your application needs. From this graph it then packages all of those modules into one or more bundles.
Today Smashing Magazine launched a complete site overhaul, including a tech stack built from the ground up on Netlify and its open source projects. And it's 10x faster than the old site.
At Netlify we ask our users to leverage build tools so we may assist in the deployment of your project and this post will provide the context of what we actually mean by this. These tools package your project into a bundle that’s ready for deployment. They not only create a …
Netlify now gives you control over which branches in your Git repository you deploy as well as how you use Deploy Previews, a snapshot of what your site will look like when its merged.
There are build tools like webpack, gulp, and browserify, but no one knows how to really use them. The confusion to how these tools work prevents users from doing a deep dive and understanding build tools. I am looking answer the why behind build tools by revealing the key features you can …
Announcing the ability to delete form submissions in the Netlify app and API.
In the latest episode of JAMstack Radio Brian invites Kyle Mathews, founder of Gatsby, onto the show to discuss the project. Gatsby is a framework that lets you build entire websites using React.js. Kyle describes what motivated him to build Gatsby and compares Gatsby with Jekyll, …
Deploy Previews are now more useful for the open source community. When you link a public repository to your site on Netlify, we’ll make the deploy logs publicly visible by default.
Service Workers in the browser are getting a lot of attention lately, but what exactly are they? If you don’t mind I will do my best to answer that question and explain exactly you can do with them in the words to come.
A step-by-step guide on how to add Netlify's built-in Identity service to your React Project.
In this tutorial, we will explore how to add user form handling. We will accomplish this using Netlify's form handling service. You can play around with the live version at tasty.netlify.com.
An intro to the downloading all form submissions as CSV feature.
Today, we’re introducing a more structured approach to declaring redirects and header rules for your projects.
We are well on our way to 1.0. Learn the progress this open source project has been making and where you could help!
In this tutorial, we will explore how to manage content using a headless CMS with basic user authentication. We will accomplish this using the Netlify CMS project. You can play around with the live version at tasty.netlify.com.
Netlify has been using Algolia for search on our public marketing page for a few months and we've seen some noticeable improvements.
Hear Jeff Escalante at Carrot Creative talk about Spike, a next-generation static site generator. It is built on top of webpack, and has a foundation of html, css, and js parsers that accept plugins to transform the output. It’s fast, actively developed, and very data-friendly, you don't …
Hacktoberfest has begun! Check out the details of Hacktoberfest, learn how to get involved, and see which Netlify CMS issues need your help.
Check out what's been happening in the open source project, Netlify CMS and what's in store for the future!
We had 3 outages in early-mid September 2017. This post describes the causes and what we're doing to prevent future similar situations.
In this tutorial we are going to show you how to build a serverless, SEO-friendly CMS-powered blog using React, ButterCMS, and Netlify.
A look at how to integrate basic HTML form handling with notifications and Zapier integration within Netlify.
The Road to 1.0 for Netlify CMS will be fast-paced and exciting. We invite you to participate as a contributor and to see what we've accomplished so far!
Now use Netlify’s Identity service to manage and authenticate users without building your own solution or managing additional integrations.
🎉 We redesigned our site settings page and added a dashboard 🎉
Setting up Netlify CMS as a standalone tool and a hands-on explanation of how a single page app CMS works.
Today we're excited to announce that we've raised a $12 million Series A round from Andreessen Horowitz, together with our awesome existing investors: Bloomberg Beta, Designer Fund, and Tank Hill Ventures.
In the latest episode of JAMstack Radio, Brian invites Rafael Conde, Kaelig Deloumeau-Prigent & Craig Wattrus to share their experiences building design systems.
We are excited to announce a new feature to Teams called Audit log!
JAMstack SF gathered to listen to a panel on Net Neutrality
Netlify comes with some handy, built-in features to process form submissions without having to write any server-side code. Learn how to integrate them in your React app.
HTTP/2 server push is a performance optimization included in version 2 of the HTTP protocol. Today, we’re enabling HTTP/2 server push for all our customers who use encrypted connections on their websites.
On July 12, we’re taking a stand, and so can you.
All of us at Netlify are proud to announce our sponsorship of Let's Encrypt, the free, automated, and open certificate authority.
The Netlify CMS documentation is colocated with the open source repository but hosted from an entirely different repository for the website. Keeping these two repositories in sync is easy with the help of Serverless webhooks and Netlify Continuous Deployment.
In the latest episode of JAMstack Radio, Brian invites Stefan Judis and Rouven Wessling to discuss Contentful, a developer friendly API-first CMS.
We are excited to announce new additions to our features, Teams functionality, and a new family of plans that include an (even more) awesome free tier!
In the latest episode of JAMstack Radio, Brian invites Vincent Voyer and Emily Hayman to discuss Algolia, a hosted search as a service.
While Netlify CMS has enough functionality for many sites out of the box, some sites are going to need a setup geared specifically for their use case. This post is the first in a series designed to give a straightforward look at extending the CMS - starting with creating custom widgets.
Georges and Charles show that with Snipcart, a shopping cart that can be injected into a website with just a few lines of code.
Last month we hosted the first ever JAMstack focused conference, and are happy to share the videos for those who were unable to attend.
Matt Biilmann and Chris Bach joined the show to talk about JAMstack, Netlify CMS, how open source drives standards, and 10x-ing the speed of Smashing Magazine.