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Gridsome

This guide shows you how to deploy a Gridsome application to Edgio.

Example

Prerequisites

Setup requires:

Install the Edgio CLI

If you have not already done so, install the Edgio CLI.
Bash
1npm i -g @layer0/cli@latest

Create a new Gridsome app

If you don’t already have a Gridsome app, create one by running the following:
Bash
1npm install --global @gridsome/cli
2gridsome create my-gridsome-site
3cd my-gridsome-site
You can verify your app works by running it locally with:
Bash
1gridsome develop

Configuring your Gridsome app for Edgio

Initialize your project

In the root directory of your project run 0 init:
Bash
10 init
This will automatically update your package.json and add all of the required Edgio dependencies and files to your project. These include:
  • The @layer0/core package - Allows you to declare routes and deploy your application on Edgio
  • The @layer0/prefetch package - Allows you to configure a service worker to prefetch and cache pages to improve browsing speed
  • layer0.config.js - A configuration file for Edgio
  • routes.js - A default routes file that sends all requests to Gridsome.

Configure the routes

Update routes.js at the root of your project to the following:
JavaScript
1// This file was added by layer0 init.
2// You should commit this file to source control.
3
4import { Router } from '@layer0/core/router'
5
6export default new Router()
7 // Prevent search engine bot(s) from indexing
8 // Read more on: https://docs.layer0.co/guides/cookbook#blocking-search-engine-crawlers
9 .noIndexPermalink()
10 .static('dist', ({ cache }) => {
11 cache({
12 edge: {
13 maxAgeSeconds: 60 * 60 * 60 * 365,
14 forcePrivateCaching: true,
15 },
16 browser: {
17 maxAgeSeconds: 0,
18 serviceWorkerSeconds: 60 * 60 * 24,
19 },
20 })
21 })
Refer to the Routing guide for the full syntax of the routes.js file and how to configure it for your use case.

Run the Gridsome app locally on Edgio

Create a production build of your app by running the following in your project’s root directory:
Bash
1npm run build
Test your app with the Sites on your local machine by running the following command in your project’s root directory:
Bash
10 dev
Load the site http://127.0.0.1:3000

Deploying

Create a production build of your app by running the following in your project’s root directory:
Bash
1npm run build
Deploy your app to the Sites by running the following command in your project’s root directory:
Bash
10 deploy
Refer to the Deploying guide for more information on the deploy command and its options.