I was researching ways to automatic deployments for blogthedata.com when I push code into main and everything I came across was super complicated. The solution I came up with was to just add a job to my existing CI workflow to SSH into my server and do a git pull. I implemented it in this PR.

    runs-on: ubuntu-latest
    - name: Deploy to Linode
      uses: appleboy/ssh-action@master
        host: ${{ secrets.HOST }}
        username: ${{ secrets.USERNAME }}
        key: ${{ secrets.KEY }}
        script: |
          cd blogthedata
          git pull

Check out the AppleBoy Repo for the latest instructions.


1 - If I need to perform a database migration, I still have to do that manually.