How to schedule a deployment of a static site within App Platform


I’m using the App Platform to host a static site built with a headless CMS (Flotiq).

The site owner wants to be able to trigger a deployment from a webhook (via a button on Flotiq), but only have the site update at midnight the following day, for example. This is so news posts can be scheduled, rather than published immediately.

Is this possible? The guide here was perfect for immediate deployment, but I can’t anything that would help make it a delayed deployment.

Many thanks for any help! Chris

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September 29, 2023


You can check this article on how to run a scheduled function:

To run functions on a schedule, you can create a function trigger and then specify a schedule using standard cron syntax. Each trigger is attached to a single function, but functions can have multiple triggers with different schedules and payloads.


Hey there,

is your code within a gitlab or github repo? Just create a certain branch, assign it to your DO platform app and run a scheduled pipeline. Once the pipeline is triggered it will also trigger a deployement.

I guess it should work that way without any issues.

Best regards, Oliver

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