10 Netlify features to surprise and delight

Phil Hawksworth
Jan 4, 2018 · 9 min read
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But first, a word on the simplest way to start

Netlify’s easy peasy drag and drop deployment

1. Atomic deploys with instant publishing and rollbacks

2. Notifications and permalinks

3. Branch deploys and subdomains

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Netlify’s continuous deployment controls
my-branch-name--my-site-name.netlify.com

4. A/B testing, multi-variant testing or split testing

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Netlify’s split testing configuration.

5. Contextual build commands

Example netlify.toml site configuration file

6. SSL Management and free SSL from Let’s Encrypt

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Netlify’s SSL configuration thanks to free auto-renewing certs from Let’s Encrypt

7. Running tests with Netlify’s continuous integration

8. Form handling

9. Redirects, rewrites and proxying

An example of the _redirects configuration file

10. Custom header control

An example of the _headers configuration file

That’s 10, but there’s so much more

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