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24 Feb 2022 Event

Next.js on Netlify live webinar

In this session, we’ll focus on the flexibility of Next.js on Netlify and show off some key features of the Netlify platform that make building and deploying Next.js sites on Netlify a breeze.

22 Feb 2022 Blog post

Build a CMS preview workflow for your Jamstack site

In this article we're going to learn how to preview your draft content stored in Contentful by building a custom app that builds a preview branch of your static site. And the good news is — this approach could work for any static site, hosted on any platform, powered by any CMS!

A screenshot of the Contentful entry editor, showing the Netlify preview app in the sidebar which comprises two buttons. The top button is labelled Build Netlify Preview and the bottom button is labeled Open Netlify.
15 Feb 2022 Blog post

How to deploy your Netlify site with an Elgato Stream Deck

I often use my Elgato Stream Deck to open URLs in my browser. And this got me thinking — what if I could kick off a site build on Netlify at the press of a button? And as it turns out, we can do this with a little serverless function! Let’s take a look.

A screenshot showing the new build hook has been added.
13 Feb 2022 Blog post

How I improved your Google Lighthouse SEO score with a lot of research and one quick PR

When cross-posting content to other domains, we're taught to reference duplicate content with a canonical link. But why has Google Lighthouse been penalising us for it? I set out to solve this conundrum once and for all.

A screenshot of Google Lighthouse showing the same article with a canonical link, but this time with an SEO score of 100%.
11 Feb 2022 Blog post

How to build an HTML-only accordion — no JavaScript required!

You don't need JavaScript to build accordions! Here's how to harness the power of native HTML and build an accordion with just four lines of code.

A screenshot of the HTML details page on MDN.
6 Feb 2022 Blog post

Debug your CSS layouts with this one simple trick

Are you battling with layouts in CSS? Use this one line of CSS to help you debug what's up and get you back on the road to success.

A screenshot of the same view as above, but with the CSS rule applied in the CSS dev tools. The iPhone preview window has been updated to show outlines around each HTML element on the page.
18 Jan 2022 Blog post

How to use really long environment variables in Netlify functions

Netlify allows you to manage environment variables that you can use in serverless functions. But there may be times when your environment variables exceed the limit of 256 characters! Here’s how you can use a Netlify build plugin to use longer environment variables in your functions.

A Netlify branded image with a dark green background with a radial gradient, with the text
5 Jan 2022 Podcast

That's My Jamstack: Shipping, learning and rendering

13 Dec 2021 Blog post

An introduction to GraphQL and how to use GraphQL APIs

While it’s easy to start making your first query with GraphQL with very little research, I thought it would be useful to consolidate all I’ve learned throughout the year and provide a high-level introduction to GraphQL for anyone interested in getting started.

An illustration of a woman with a laptop making a thinking pose, next to the logo of GraphQL and a question mark on a green background.
9 Dec 2021 Did a thing

I streamed for Twitch Dev Day 2021

Twitch developer day, December 9 2021, 11am PST. Join us for a raid relay after the keynote. Avatars of me, Lana Lux, Lucky Number 7 and Soaryn.