Host web application with IPFS
Uploading an app to decentralized storage offers perks such as reliable data, resistance to censorship, and better user data control. It is also more secure, scalable, and globally accessible.
Deploy a web app to decentralized storage (IPFS) using the CLI.
- configure clientId through
<ThirdwebProvider>in your app
- login to the thirdweb CLI using your clientId and SecretKey
Using Starter Templates
Starter templates are already pre-configured and set up for IPFS deployments.
To deploy an app to IPFS from a starter template:
- Run the following command at the root of your project's directory:
Upon executing this script, the application will be constructed, and subsequently, the contents of the
dist output directory will be uploaded to IPFS.
- Once deployed successfully, the CLI will return the corresponding deployed URI and Gateway link.
Upload in Your Existing App
To deploy to IPFS using your existing app, we will highlight the fields needed in your configuration files before running
deploy in the following frameworks: React, Next, and Vite
To deploy your app to IPFS in React:
Navigate to your
package.jsonfile in your project
homepagefield and set it to
In the same file, add the following
Depending on your package manager, run one of the following commands at the root directory of your project:
Once deployed successfully, the CLI will return the corresponding deployed URI and Gateway link.