Publishing to the Web with GitLab and Netlify

Here’s how to publish your site, page, app, or game to the Web with the least amount of trouble and zero cost using the JAMStack approach with GitLab and Netlify.

But First …

Step by Step

Commit and push your GitLab project.

Login to Netlify.

Look for the Deploy from Git button and click it.

Select GitLab.

Look for your GitLab project in the list and select it.

Scroll to the bottom (ignoring everything else) and click Deploy Site.

Notice it will give you a random name, which we will change now.

Click on the Site Settings button.

Click on the Change Site Name button.

Pick whatever name you can get.