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How to Deploy a Preact Site with Vercel

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

React is a JavaScript library for building user interfaces, Preact is a fast 3kB alternative to React with the same modern API. There are multiple ways to build a React site, including:

Deploy Preact to Vercel

Vercel is a platform for deploying the fastest Preact sites. You can deploy your site with zero configuration to the best frontend infrastructure.

  • Develop: Build Preact sites 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 site to every edge node worldwide for the fastest Preact sites. Static files, Serverless and Edge Functions, and more.
  • Monitor: Measure Core Web Vitals from actual devices your visitors are using with Vercel Analytics for Preact.

Built-in CI/CD for Preact sites

Vercel has integrations for GitHubGitLab, and Bitbucket to enable CI/CD for your Preact site 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 Preact site will automatically be assigned a suffixed domain. You can then add a Custom Domain on your choice, either from a third-party or purchased through Vercel.

Deploy Preact 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 Preact and will enable the correct settings for your deployment.
  3. Your application is deployed! (e.g.

Vercel for Git

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

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