Deploying a Vue.js App with Vercel

Create your Vue.js app and deploy it with Vercel.

Vue.js is an open source JavaScript framework for building user interfaces. It is popularly known for its gentle learning curve and is adopted by a lot of developers for crafting single-page apps (SPAs) globally.

In this guide, we will cover how to deploy a Vue.js app with Vercel.

Step 1: Set Up Your Vue.js Project

First, set up a Vue.js project using the official Vue CLI to quickly scaffold a batteries-included Vue.js SPA.

If you don't have the Vue CLI installed globally, use the following command to install it globally:

npm i -g @vue/cli

Installing Vue CLI global to the system user with npm.

After a successful installation, create a new project and cd into the project folder. Use the following command in your terminal to do so:

vue create vue-project && cd vue-project

Creating a bootstrapped Vue.js project and moving into the directory within a terminal.

An option to choose a preset will be presented to you after running the command above.

After choosing an option, Vue CLI installs all the required dependencies and provisions a new project for you.

Next, to extend the project with client-side routing; install the official Vue.js router by running the following command in your terminal:

vue add router

Installing the Vue.js router with Vue CLI.

Vue CLI adds the router to the project and automatically updates the project files with basic routing functionality.

Step 2: Deploying Your Vue.js Project with Vercel

To deploy your Vue.js app with a Vercel for Git Integration, make sure it has been pushed to a Git repository.

Import the project into Vercel using your Git Integration of choice:

After your project has been imported, all subsequent pushes to branches will generate Preview Deployments, and all changes made to the Production Branch (commonly "main") will result in a Production Deployment.

Once deployed, you will get a URL to see your app live, such as the following:

Set up a Vue.js app with a few clicks using the Deploy button, and create a Git repository for it in the process for automatic deployments for your updates.

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Last Edited on July 17th 2020