How to Deploy a Middleman App with Vercel

Create a Middleman app and deploy it live with Vercel.

This guide will show you how to deploy a Middleman app and get your domain set up.

Middleman is a static site generator using all the shortcuts and tools in modern web development. To build an Middleman app, start with a template:

Deploy Middleman to Vercel

Vercel is a platform for deploying the fastest Middleman apps. You can deploy your app with zero configuration to the best frontend infrastructure.

  • Develop: Build Middleman apps that connect to your favorite APIs, databases, and content management systems.
  • Preview: Integrate with any GitHub, GitLab, or Bitbucket repository for instant continuous deployment.
  • Ship: Deploy your app to every edge node worldwide for the fastest Middleman apps. Static files, Serverless and Edge Functions, and more.

Built-in CI/CD for Middleman apps

Vercel has integrations for GitHub, GitLab, and Bitbucket to enable CI/CD for your Middleman app with zero configuration. Then, you can run automated tests for performance and reliability on every push. Pull and merge requests are deployed instantly to a unique URL, accessible to your entire team.

Add your custom domain

After deploying, your new Middleman app will get automatically assigned a .vercel.app suffixed domain. You can then add a Custom Domain on your choice, either from a third-party or purchased through Vercel.

Deploy Middleman to Vercel

Start from a template

Vercel CLI

  1. Install the Vercel CLI and run vercel to deploy.
  2. Vercel will detect that you are using Middleman and will enable the correct settings for your deployment.
  3. Your application is deployed! (e.g. middleman-template.vercel.app)

Vercel for Git

  1. Push your code to your git repository (GitHub, GitLab, BitBucket).
  2. Import your Middleman project into Vercel.
  3. Vercel will detect that you are using Middleman and will enable the correct settings for your deployment.
  4. Your application is deployed! (e.g. middleman-template.vercel.app)


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