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Mubbashir Mustafa
Mubbashir Mustafa

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Deploy Next JS app on AWS Amplify within 5 minutes with CI/CD

You can deploy static apps/website on AWS using S3 or Amplify. I prefer AWS Amplify and in this tutorial, I am going to quickly show you how you can deploy your Next.js app on AWS Amplify within 5 minutes with CI/CD.

I assume you already have next.js app ready, if not please clone this sample app.

Step 1:

From the AWS console, go to "AWS Amplify"
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Once you are on the AWS Amplify homepage, select "Get started"
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After that, under the "Deliver" section, click "Get started"
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Step 2:

Select GitHub and then click "Continue" - it will ask you to authorize Github, if you need help please read step 1 of my previous article
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Step 3:

Select repo, branch and then click "Next"
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Step 4:

AWS Amplify will generate a build script for you automatically, but you will need to change it a little. Click on the "Edit" and change the build and artifacts sections:
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The final build settings should look like this: 👇đŸŊ

version: 1
        - yarn install
        - yarn run export
    baseDirectory: out
      - '**/*'
      - node_modules/**/*
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Once you have updated the build settings, click "Save"
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Click "Next"
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Step 5:

Click "Save and deploy"
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That's it. Once all the stages have been passed, you can click the link and see your app in action.
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To test whether CI/CD (technically only CD) is working, make changes to your app and push them to your repo. They should be live after all the stages have passed.

ℹī¸ Notes:

  • If you are not using yarn, please change the build settings accordingly (with npm)
  • We are using Next.js static export
  • You can use the same procedure for hosting any front-end/static app (React, Vue, Angular, etc.) - even you can deploy Nuxt.js app
  • If you don't want to use static exports and need SSR then read this

Top comments (2)

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Kamal Hossain

Is the S3 is always free with limit?

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Mubbashir Mustafa

AWS Amplify Hosting Pricing: