In this video, I create and deploy a website running in the cloud in less than 5 minutes, including the time to set up and configure a new Google Cloud Platform project!
This setup is the exact configuration I am using (as of February 2020) to run
– Hugo ( — static site generator
– Caddy ( — web server with automatic HTTPS configuration
– Containers — to bundle site and server for deployment
– Google Cloud Platform — the webserver is running on a Compute Engine virtual machine
I also wrote an article which has a much more in-depth explanation of the setup process:
This GitHub repository contains all of the commands used and a walkthrough: