Indie Web Server 7.1.0: Launch a live secure static site with a single command
You have: a VPS with a domain name pointing to it and Node.js installed.
You want: to deploy a secure, live static site.
npm i -g @ind.ie/web-server && web-server --live
Hit your domain name in a browser.
The first time you do it, it will take a few seconds to load as your Let’s Encrypt certificates are being provisioned for you by ACME TLS. Then you’re up and running (with an A on the SSL Labs SSL Server Test), serving a static site from the folder you were in when you issued the command.
Your web server is running as a daemon thanks to the seamlessly integrated pm2 process manager. If you restart the server, your web site will be launched automatically. Ditto if it should crash, etc.
To monitor it:
To view the logs:
To take it offline and stop it from launching at startup:
For full details, please see the relevant section in the documentation.
Where’s all this heading? Read this.