Today we're introducing
now alias and with it the easiest way to take your deployments to production. Instantly and securely.
To install or upgrade now to 0.15.0 run:
▲ npm install -g now
This version features:
--loginwith autocompletion (open sourced here).
-f) with parameters to commands.
now aliaswhich brings custom domains and subdomains!
How did we do it? With just one command of course!
▲ ~/my-app $
now alias serves two critical purposes:
As you can see, now creates an environment that seamlessly unifies all the stages of development.
Notice that one of the steps shown above is certificate provisioning.
When usign a custom domain, now automatically invokes Let's Encrypt on our servers so that you never have to deal with issuing authorities, certificate signing requests (CSRs), key management, renewals, endless fees…
All your deployments are instantaneously secure at no additional cost.
The now client verifies that your DNS is properly configured when setting up a custom domain.
All you have to do is make sure that the custom domain or subdomain you're configuring points to
alias.zeit.co by using
To configure apex records (e.g.:
www), we recommend you use DNS servers that support the
I'm very proud to introduce the /account section of our website.
In addition to setting up your billing details and account upgrade, make sure to sign in to pick your favorite unique `/username`! Hint: lots of upcoming features will require one.
We are excited about
https://zeit.co becoming a portal to the cloud that's intuitive, user-friendly and fast. And most importantly, simple.
In the two months since its launch, now has seen tremendous industry adoption and community love. I also want to take this opportunity to thank you for your continued support and belief in our platform.
Let's go live!