Carson Gibbons

Cosmic JS Co-Founder

Deploy a Static Node.js Multi-Language App in 3 Steps

In this blog, I will show you how to install a deploy a static multi-language app built on Node.js. This light-weight app allows you to easily manage content in different languages. Content is stored in a JS file at build time to minimize API usage. The app’s content is powered by the Cosmic JS CMS API. Check out How to Build a Multi-Language Static Website. Keep reading to simply deploy the Static Multi-Language App in 3 steps.

Cosmic JS is an API-first CMS that makes managing and building websites and applications faster and more intuitive. By decoupling content from code, Cosmic JS empowers developer flexibility while ensuring content editors can plan and deploy content as it best suits them. We’ll be using Cosmic JS to install our example app, deploy and make content updates moving forward from the cloud-based Content Management Platform.

How to Build a Multi-Language Static Website
Static Multi-Language App Page
Static Multi-Language App Demo
Static Multi-Language App Codebase on GitHub

1. Create a New Bucket

2. Install the Static Multi-Language App

Once you’ve signed up and named your bucket, you’ll be prompted to start from scratch or install an app. For this blog I simply clicked the Apps button to begin the installation process for the Static Multi-Language App.

Cosmic JS gives you the ability to filter between programming languages such as Node.js, PHP, React, AngularJS and more.

3. Deploy to Web

I clicked “Deploy to Web”. I can then edit Objects while my web application is deploying. You will receive an email confirming the deployment of your web application. If you encounter any issues during deployment, you may be routed to the Cosmic JS Troubleshooting Page.

Confirm Deploy Location and Branch

Now that your app is deployed to Cosmic JS, you’re able to completely manage your Static Multi-Language App and all of its content from one place.

Cosmic JS is an API-first cloud-based content management platform that makes it easy to manage applications and content. If you have questions about the Cosmic JS API, please reach out to the founders on Twitter or Slack.

Carson Gibbons is the Co-Founder & CMO of Cosmic JS, an API-first Cloud-based Content Management Platform that decouples content from code, allowing devs to build slick apps and websites in any programming language they want.

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