I have just deployed my SPA to a server. I used laravel with vue frontend scaffolding. Now the app is online and if I go to the domain I see it (but it’s not working correctly). However, I did not run npm run production before I deployed to the server.

Should I have run npm run production before I deployed?
Is it too late to do it now?
Should I do it on the server or should I do it only local device and then push?
Is npm run production even necessary for a a laravel app with vue frontend?

I currently do not have node on the server. The server is setup as a LEMP stack (Linux, Nginx, MySQL, PHP 7.3).

Thanks in advance.

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Hi there @nj167252,

Node should not really be required in this case. What is the exact error that you get?

I would recommend running npm run production after the deployment, this should build your JS files.

Regards,
Bobby

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